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Alliteration

Definition- The practice of beginning several consecutive or neighboring words with the same sound.

Ex. The twisting trout twinkled below.

Details

The facts revealed by the author or speaker that support the attitude or tone in a piece of poetry or prose.

Ex. You didn't get me candy!

Allusion

A reference to a mythological, literary, or historical person, place, or thing.

Ex. He met his Waterloo.

Assonance

Assonance is the repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds in neighboring words.

Ex. Cry and slide

Consonance

The repetition of a consonant sound within a series of words to produce a harmonious effect.

Ex. Each slow dusk a drawing down of the blinds.