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alliteration

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Literature
alliterational‧lit‧er‧a‧tion /əˌlɪtəˈreɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]  ALthe use of several words together that begin with the same sound or letter in order to make a special effect, especially in poetrysee thesaurus at language
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alliterationAs the Joyce example shows, this foregrounding is not limited to the more obvious poetic devices, such as metaphor and alliteration.For alliteration it ought to be Pablo or Picauo.The parallelisms are reinforced by frequent alliteration, indicated by italics.Are there any phonological patterns of rhyme, alliteration, assonance, etc?And children love poetic rhythms, alliteration, nonsense mutations.So Chelsea had more reason than alliteration to fear a third successive failure to reach the third round.The bombast, the alliteration, the pseudo-erudition that some people back then would take for the real thing.
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