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Assonance and Alliteration: Can You Repeat That? • Laura Purdie Salas
Assonance and alliteration mean repeating sounds. Assonance is the repetition of a vowel sound, and alliteration is the repetition of a consonant. Poet Kurt Cyrus uses these tools brilliantly. Check out this poem from his wonderful picture book, Hotel Deep. The belch of a blowfish. The bark of a seal.The murmuring turn of the tide.The [...]