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For instance, in "She staked her Feathers --Gained an Arc--" (Fr853), the bird achieves a detached mind and stays unaffected by outward circumstances--"beyond the estimate / Of Envy, or of Men -," "At home--among the Billows--." The bat's wings, albeit dun and often closed, once stretched, will describe an "inscrutable" "Arc." The alliterated "Article" and "Arc" contrasts and intensifies the bat's capacity for both quietude and nimble action, reinforcing that the bat's wings-folding does not indicate the lack of the vigor to fly.
The alliterated "Etherial Guest" and "Essential Host" stresses that the air's emptiness and self-effacement enables it to function as a magnanimous "Host," entertaining any disconsolate exile.
This alliterated condition of the patient might favor the onset of the paradoxal immune reaction.
An alliterated ALLOCUTION by the Letter A against Alcohol and all alcoholic admixtures, agencies and appliances; and also advocating all ATTEMPERANCE; as addressed at ABECEDARY ALHAMBRA, afore all....
Another, broad as boulevards." Her knack for merging music (alliterated "p" and "b" sounds) and image (devil, pub, boulevard) gives her early reading experience freshness and verve and speaks to the education of the poet, a theme that undergirds the collection.
That is, he repeats words ("leguas e leguas") and sounds (the alliterated/ assonated "a"; the alliterated "es"; the end-rhyme with the gerund "-ando" and the ending "-os") to heighten the sense of monotony that he then translates to melancholy through a pain-filled diction: "desolado," "secos, revoltos, entrecruzados," "tortura," "agonizante." The language also indicates that the land is unnatural, replete with leafless trees accompanied by "dried and twisted boughs." Such is the caatinga's lack of normalcy that Humboldt, we discover some paragraphs later, fails to include one of its plants--the canudos-de-pito--in his chart of Brazilian social plants.
alliterated poets: Basil Bunting, Deborah Digges and Rachel Rose.
'Two slices of toast', with extra enunciation of those alliterated ts, 'banana and erm,' he paused, ending with a rhetorical flourish, a bow and 'an egg'.
" ("Dario" 80); "Poet of forms and sonorous shells [caparazones sonoros], under which sometimes is glimpsed, in well-recognized moments, a Dario with no gown [casulla], less alliterated and pseudo-hexametric, but more essentialist: [the Dario of] the three Nocturnes, of the Phocas, and of the poem to Francisca Sanchez" (82).
Invictus takes its title from William Ernest Henley's 1875 eponymous poem and is the tale of how Mandela worked his "Madiba Magic"--a well-worn cliche of the time that alliterated his clan name and his charisma--to inspire South Africa's rugby team to victory in the 1995 Rugby World Cup, which the newly-born Rainbow Nation hosted.
Or, as Mayor Phil Brubaker alliterated Sunday, "This is a celebration of the confluence of caring and cash."
Kennedy's poems are richly textured with cleverly alliterated names, dates, and details drawn from witch trials in England, Scotland, Spain, America: the accusations, burnings, beatings; the media frenzy, the deliberate panicking of credulous publics, the callous exploitation of superstition for political ends:
Repetition is counter-pointed by alliteration: "face of the foe," "hearts but once heaved," "steed with his nostril all wide," "the spray of the rock-beating surf," "And the might of the Gentile, unsmote by the Sword." Indeed, synopsis and the significance of the entire incident are almost carried by the alliterated phrases!
"It's dingy, dilapidated, dank and dark," she alliterated archly.