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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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Despite its chronological plausibility, this theory, which they have drawn from Nicolay Yakovlev's Oxford DPhil thesis (2008), is very problematic, mainly because of the strict metre and consistent alliteration of Old and late Middle English poetry, on the one hand, and the loose rhythms and irregular alliteration of works of early Middle English verse, on the other.
In this retelling of Alexander Pushkin's Eugene Onegin (known for a unique form of iambic meter called the Onegin stanza), Beauvais employs near rhyme, alliteration, and concrete verse to reinvent Pushkin's rancorous rake while artfully preserving the tempo and tone of the Russian classic.
Ironically, besides alliteration itself, Zimmer--despite the greater freedom afforded by prose--here seems to have adhered more closely to such alliterative devices as paratactic compression, trochaic stress patterns, and compounds.
Her masterful use of alliteration and detailed scene-painting make this English PEN Award-winning poet a force to be reckoned with and the collection an enthralling read.
Strongly aware of the oral origins of the tales, she sought to retain narrative devices such as alliteration, rhyme and shifts between past and present tense, to create a text that is reminiscent of tales spoken at the fireside.
Founded in 2004, the Act Two Independent Theater Troupe have presented different theatrical performances, such as "Genas Naqes" (Incomplete Alliteration) in 2015.
This volume describes the authors' theory about how phonological skills support literacy development, outlining three causal factors for the development of reading and spelling in children: preschool phonological knowledge of rhyme and alliteration, the impact of alphabetic instruction on knowledge about phonemes, and links between early spelling and later reading.
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.
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.
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.
Amazing Aspen Alliteration" evolved from Elain Canfield's lesson.