Alliteration (34 words)

Literary/ Cultural Context Note

Litencyc Editors (Independent Scholar - Europe)
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  • The Literary Encyclopedia.WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.

Context

Also called “initial rhyme”, alliteration is a rhyme-pattern produced inside the poetic line by repeating sounds at the beginning of words. For example, “With old woes new wail my dear time's waste” Shakespeare, Sonnet 30.

Citation: Editors, Litencyc. "Alliteration". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=25, accessed 29 February 2020.]

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