Q&A: “I Wandered Lonley as a Cloud” QUESTION?

Question by Melissa: “I wandered lonley as a cloud” QUESTION?
Can someone point out to me 5 poetic devices in this poem? Thanks!

I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o’er vales and hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.

Continuous as the stars that shine
And twinkle on the milky way,
They stretched in never-ending line
Along the margin of a bay:
Ten thousand saw I at a glance,
Tossing their heads in sprightly dance.

The waves beside them danced; but they
Out-did the sparkling waves in glee:
A poet could not but be gay,
In such a jocund company:
I gazed—and gazed—but little thought
What wealth the show to me had brought:

For oft, when on my couch I lie
In vacant or in pensive mood,
They flash upon that inward eye
Which is the bliss of solitude;
And then my heart with pleasure fills,
And dances with the daffodils.

Best answer:

Answer by Robin Sutherland
Imagery (first shows up – golden daffodils… etc)
Personification (Dancing in the Breeze)
Rhyme (throughout)
Alliteration (Dances with Daffodils)
Simile (Continuous AS the stars… etc)
Stanza

Hope this helps!

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