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What is the repetition of two or more consonant sounds in successive words in a line of verse or prose?

the repetition of two or more consonant sounds in successive words in a line of verse or prose. Alliteration can be used at the beginning of words ("cool cats"-initial alliteration) or internally on stressed syllables ("In kitchen cups concupiscent curds"-which combines initial and internal alliteration).

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Besides, what poetic device is the repetition of two or more consonant sounds in successive words in a line of cool cats <UNK>?

The repetition of two or more vowel sounds in successive words, which creates a kind of rhyme. Like alliteration, it may accord initially (all the awful auguries) or internally (white lilacs).

Beside above, what are 5 examples of alliteration? Alliteration Tongue Twisters

  • Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
  • A good cook could cook as much cookies as a good cook who could cook cookies.
  • Black bug bit a big black bear.
  • Sheep should sleep in a shed.
  • I saw a saw that could out saw any other saw I ever saw.

Just so, what is the repetition of the B sound called?

Alliteration is produced by the repetition of first consonant sounds in the words, generally the first one or two letters, such as in “A big bully beats a baby boy.” However, sibilance is also a specific type of alliteration that uses the soft consonants.

What are some examples of alliteration?

Alliteration is a term to describe a literary device in which a series of words begin with the same consonant sound. A classic example is:“She sells seashells by the sea-shore.”Another fan-favorite is:“Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.”Alliteration is meant to be more than a tongue twister, though.

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