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I
O, my love is like a red, red rose,
That's newly sprung in June.
O, my love is like the melody,
That's sweetly play'd in tune.
 
II
As art thou, my
So deep in love am I,
And I will love thee still, my dear,
Till the seas dry.
 
III
Till a' the sea dry, my dear,

And the rocks melts wi' the sun!

And I will love thee still, my dear,
While the sands o' life shall run.
 
IV
And fare thee , my only love,
And fare thee a while!
And I will come again, my love,
Tho' it were ten thousand mile!
1. What literary technique is used in the first line of the poem?

2. What two things are being compared in the simile on lines 3 and 4?

3. What literary technique is the author using when exaggerating how long the speaker will love their bonny lass?

4. Why effect does the poet create by repeating the line "And I will love thee still" throughout the poem?