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Synonyms for alliteration

use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse

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One day Mr Porter had set the class the task of making up some alliteration.
Payet and playmaker Paul Pogba pose a problem for Didier Deschamps, but a wonderful example for students of alliteration.
The young ladies are at a crossroads after their respective relationship ruptures (honk if you like my alliteration game), and what better way to fill the void, to help them regroup, than a free trip abroad?
I have used alliteration deliberately here, as that is one of the things that I really like about the book.
CHILDREN in the east of Cardiff have been testing their skills of rhyme and rhythm, assonance and alliteration in an area-wide poetry competition for Year Five pupils.
Alliteration in abundance makes Race from A to Z just plain fun to read aloud and share.
No wonder journalists have been using alliteration in headlines since ink first rolled across newsprint.
Alliteration is the repetition of the same letter at the beginning of words.
We made ourselves a bit dizzy there with all that alliteration.
Developing the code-breaker role is more than just teaching letter/ sound relationships, it is also developed by reading books which play with words through alliteration and onomatopoeia.
The final class time was spent adding background with oil pastels and writing a description of the painting using alliteration of four or more words.
Other poems successfully used the techniques of repetition, alliteration and rhyme.
Chapter two examines alliteration in the poetry of the Song, defined as "the collocation of the same or similar consonants in two or more words in close proximity to each other" (p.
The poet's use of alliteration is examined as are two later works by others which pay homage to Spenser.
IMAGES, SIMILES, SOME ALLITERATION (late fall 2005 holy cross)