Sentence Examples


  • Alliteration, assonance, plays upon words and happy coinages of new terms, give his plays a charm of their own.
  • There is also found that love of alliteration which is a marked feature in all the older Latin poets down even to Lucretius.
  • He took a great pleasure in producing the effects of alliteration.
  • These were without rhyme or rhythm, but had alliteration and a parallelism resembling Hebrew poetry.
  • The chief faults of this were excess of ornament, antithesis, alliteration and assonance, monotony of rhythm, and the insertion of words purely for rhythmical effect.

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