Learn English Grammar From A–Z
- With a traditional ballad you may notice the rhyme scheme or alliteration.
- What he admired in these poets was their inventive use of word and sound in every device of onomatopoeia, alliteration, pun and palindrome.
- The section on markers discusses rhyme and alliteration, oppositions, word repetition, paradox, metaphor, pithiness and aspects of the syntax of proverbs.
- The 1959 set also had Keystone Combo, which is an even higher form of alliteration where the two words sound alike but begin with different letters.
- All that assonance and alliteration, though not perfectly obvious, come to hand fairly readily.
- So, too, do children love the rhyming, chanting, and alliteration of nursery rhymes.
- Lincoln fell in love with metaphors and cadences, assonance and alliteration.
- Indeed, the use of alliteration in Old English poetry and in Piers Ploughman might also have influenced his poetic style.
- They could add descriptive words, phrases or sentences, or they could write a poem, haiku, alliteration, metaphor, or perhaps words from a song.
- I've decided on a name that has a radical feel and contains alliteration.
- One might pick a different word for rhythm or alliteration.
- Traditional poetry, with its innate rhythm and alliteration, as well as free verse focusing on social issues, flowed from her pen.
- In the poet's medieval French, the verse displays intricate internal rhymes and numerous alliterations.
- It is all too easy to enforce that students give speeches that have attention getters, transitions, and summaries and that make occasional use of metaphor or alliteration.
- In the first pair of lines, Wagner uses alliteration so deftly that the reader can notice and appreciate it without flinching from a barrage of like sounds.
- Strange is masterful in her ability to capture and juxtapose the audible qualities of language alongside the literary tools of assonance and alliteration.
- Storybooks containing alliteration provide opportunities for children to hear words that have the same beginning sounds.
- ‘It sounds a lot more like an exercise in alliteration than some stunning personal insult,’ he said.
- Fourthly, there is a subtle, but powerful alliteration in the fourth line of the second strophe, ‘Amidst an ocean full of flying fishes’.
- Her agile command of rhyme, meter, repetition, and alliteration on ‘Rowing Song’ rivals traditional folk classics.