what are the poetic devices used in the tale of melon city?

In the poem “The Tale of Melon City”, the poet uses poetic devices such as rhyming couplets, alliteration (e.g., ‘the workmen went’, ‘but only one man’, ‘Long live the king’) and irony to throw light on those in power who claim to be 'just' but prove to be 'foolish' instead. 

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