What Litary Devices are in Uptown Funk.

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Lexi Nogosek 2 Rep.

This hit, that ice cold
Michelle Pfeiffer, that white gold
This one for them hood girls
Them good girls straight masterpieces
Stylin’, whilen, livin’ it up in the city
Got Chucks on with Saint Laurent
Got kiss myself, I’m so pretty

I’m too hot (hot damn)
Called a police and a fireman
I’m too hot (hot damn)
Make a dragon wanna retire man
I’m too hot (hot damn)
Say my name you know who I am
I’m too hot (hot damn)
Am I bad ’bout that money, break it down

Girls hit your hallelujah (whoo)
Girls hit your hallelujah (whoo)
Girls hit your hallelujah (whoo)
‘Cause uptown funk gon’ give it to you
‘Cause uptown funk gon’ give it to you
‘Cause uptown funk gon’ give it to you
Saturday night and we in the spot
Don’t believe me just watch (come on)

Don’t believe me just watch uh

Don’t believe me just watch
Don’t believe me just watch
Don’t believe me just watch
Don’t believe me just watch
Hey, hey, hey, oh

Stop, wait a minute
Fill my cup, put some liquor in it
Take a sip, sign a check
Julio, get the stretch
Ride to Harlem, Hollywood
Jackson, Mississippi
If we show up, we gon’ show out
Smoother than a fresh dry skippy

I’m too hot (hot damn)
Called a police and a fireman
I’m too hot (hot damn)
Make a dragon wanna retire man
I’m too hot (hot damn)
Bitch say my name you know who I am
I’m too hot (hot damn)
Am I bad ’bout that money
Break it down

Girls hit your hallelujah (whoo)
Girls hit your hallelujah (whoo)
Girls hit your hallelujah (whoo)
‘Cause uptown funk gon’ give it to you
‘Cause uptown funk gon’ give it to you
‘Cause uptown funk gon’ give it to you
Saturday night and we in the spot
Don’t believe me just watch (come on)

Don’t believe me just watch uh

Don’t believe me just watch uh
Don’t believe me just watch uh
Don’t believe me just watch
Don’t believe me just watch
Hey, hey, hey, oh

Before we leave
Lemmi tell y’all a lil’ something
Uptown funk you up
Uptown funk you up
Uptown funk you up
Uptown funk you up uh
I said uptown funk you up
Uptown funk you up
Uptown funk you up
Uptown funk you up

Come on, dance, jump on it
If you sexy then flaunt it
If you freaky then own it
Don’t brag about it, come show me

Come on, dance
Jump on it
If you sexy then flaunt it
Well it’s Saturday night and we in the spot
Don’t believe me just watch come on!

Don’t believe me just watch uh

Don’t believe me just watch uh
Don’t believe me just watch uh
Don’t believe me just watch
Don’t believe me just watch
Hey, hey, hey, oh

Uptown funk you up
Uptown funk you up (say what?)
Uptown funk you up
Uptown funk you up
Uptown funk you up
Uptown funk you up (say what?)
Uptown funk you up
Uptown funk you up
Uptown funk you up
Uptown funk you up (say what?)
Uptown funk you up
Uptown funk you up
Uptown funk you up
Uptown funk you up (say what?)
Uptown funk you up

Lexi Nogosek asked
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English Tutor 2.76K Rep.

These are several literary devices found in this poem, including:

  1. Alliteration: It is used in the following words:

Sound /g/ in “good girls,” sound /b/ in “bad and break,” sound /h/ in “hit and hallelujah,” and sound /s/ in “sip and sign.”

2. Assonance: repetition of vowel sounds creating internal rhyme in the words given below:

Vowel sound /e/ in “believe and me,” sound /i/ in “Stylin’ , livin’, in and city,”

Repetition

In this poem, there are different types of repetition, for instance,

3. Anaphora: Repetition of words occurring at the beginning of the phrases or clauses.

” ‘Cause uptown funk gon’ “
4. Epiphora: Repetition of similar words at the end of sentence

“I said uptown funk you up
Uptown funk you up”

5. Epimone: it is repetition of words or phrases in a line to make stress on a point.

“Don’t believe me just watch”

6. Refrain: there are different refraining lines that repeat at different intervals in the poem, like:

“I’m too hot (hot damn)”

“ ‘Cause uptown funk gon’ give it to you”
“Uptown funk you up”

7. Metaphor: White gold is a metaphor for Michelle Pfeiffer

8. Tone: Tone is happy and joyful.

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