Source: Millay, Edna St. Vincent. Spring. Second April. New York: J. J. Little and Ives Company, 1921. Poetry Foundation. Web. 05 May 2011. Which statement about Millays techniques in these poems is true? Millay uses word choice and sound devices to create different tones. Millays choice of poetic forms contributes to the overall mood of each poem. Millay uses both alliteration and assonance to create distinct tones. All of the statements are true.