Literary Devices in Porphyria's Lover

Literary Devices Examples in Porphyria's Lover:

Porphyria's Lover 1

"That moment she was mine, mine, fair..."   (Porphyria's Lover)

The speaker’s repetition of “mine” suggests his excitement and feeling of intense possessiveness. The word also provides some insight into the character’s coming actions. The speaker wishes to hold onto “that moment she was mine” and will go to extreme measures to hold onto that moment.