Alliteration sentence example
Frankly, I am stunned that there isn't more alliteration.
Hopkins also employed alliteration in many of his poems.
Poems that use alliteration are often tongue twisters.
Alliteration is considered a literary device and can be used to create a unique written style.
There is also found that love of alliteration which is a marked feature in all the older Latin poets down even to Lucretius.Advertisement
These were without rhyme or rhythm, but had alliteration and a parallelism resembling Hebrew poetry.
Molly seemed mollified, excuse the alliteration.
Using alliteration - Alliteration is when you start every word in the sentence with the same letter.
And no reader of Lucretius can doubt that he attached the greatest importance to artistic execution, and that he took a great pleasure, not only in " the long roll of his hexameter," but also in producing the effects of alliteration, assonance, &c., which are so marked a peculiarity in the style of Plautus and the earlier Roman poets.
Alliteration, assonance, plays upon words and happy coinages of new terms, give his plays a charm of their own.Advertisement
The chief characteristic of Welsh poetry is its alliteration, woven around beautiful similes and metaphors.
The fragments show fondness for alliteration and playing upon words, skill in the use of rustic and farcical language, and a considerable amount of obscenity.
The chief faults of this were excess of ornament, antithesis, alliteration and assonance, monotony of rhythm, and the insertion of words purely for rhythmical effect.
Such artifices are not in themselves greater clogs on poetic expression than the excessive alliteration of old Saxon verse or the strict rhymes of modern lyrics.
But people whose love of literature is more independent find it hard to take Wagner's poetry and prose seriously, unless they have already measured him by his music. He effected no reform in literature; his meticulous adherence to the archaic alliteration of the Nibelungenlied is not allied with any sense of beauty in verbal sound or verse-rhythm; and his ways of expressing emotion in language consist chiefly in the piling-up of superlatives.Advertisement