Alliteration is one of my favorite writing devices. Alliteration uses the same initial consonant sound as nearby words. Snakes slither silently. The idea is sound, not necessarily letter. So, kind and knit don’t work, but Newton the gnu with pneumonia knew how to knit nicely does. G’s have a hard and soft sound. So gentle … Continue reading Alliteration
Alliteration uses the same initial consonant sound as nearby words, and it's one fun, favorite tool to use in poetry as well as prose. Bernice Fredrickson, a lady in the church I grew up in, memorized "The Prodigal Son in F# Major." Based on the Biblical story, nearly every word began with the letter F. … Continue reading Simply Stupendous!