Sentence Examples


  • Alliteration, assonance, plays upon words and happy coinages of new terms, give his plays a charm of their own.
  • But people whose love of literature is more independent find it hard to take Wagner's poetry and prose seriously, unless they have already measured him by his music. He effected no reform in literature; his meticulous adherence to the archaic alliteration of the Nibelungenlied is not allied with any sense of beauty in verbal sound or verse-rhythm; and his ways of expressing emotion in language consist chiefly in the piling-up of superlatives.
  • A question we do know the answer to is why does the poet use alliteration?
  • Frankly, I am stunned that there isn't more alliteration.
  • Hopkins also employed alliteration in many of his poems.

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