Phase 1 - Writing Technique - Alliteration

Alliteration - learneverythingabout.comAlliteration is a writing technique that repeats the beginning sound of a group of words that are close together.

The different words in a group don't have to be the same, as long as their first consonants sound the same.

There isn't a limit to the number of words grouped together in an alliteration, but there must be at least two words grouped together to form one.

Whether for poetry or music, because an alliterated phrase or sentence is a repetition of the same sound, this technique is often used to implant thoughts or idea into the minds of an audience through memorization.

Examples of Alliteration in Poems and Songs

From Classic Poems

From Classic Songs

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Updated: April 3, 2020

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