Saturday, 25 November 2017

It's Just a Figure of Speech!

Last month's post was about Hyperbole & Litotes

Assonance and Alliteration this Month!  Enjoy

The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain

These were examples of assonance – where similar vowel sounds are used for effect.

 Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers

As you have seen alliteration also uses similar sounds – but at the beginning of words.

Next month Antithesis and Oxymoron – bet you're looking forward to that one!

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the series - I'll use these as an opener in my Grammar class on Monday!


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