Cyclical as well is the repeated phrase "heavy hemlocks," which is closely alliterated
(while few others are), and it is just these hemlocks (and night) that are mythically personified and "come striding" so ominously to smother the scene.
28) Along with these tensions, D'Annunzio stages, in the opening lines, a key stylistic oxymoron of his prose, built upon the deliberate overlapping of rhetorical artifice (as in the sound effect of the alliterated
s in il Sole di San Silvestro spandeva non so che tepor velato) with a seemingly natural non so che.
The upper-case W alliterated
in Whitman's name is fittingly
To expand that into an alliterated
phrase: It's a practical pitch for pedagogy with power.
Another poem, "Maisie's Farm," in memoriam of her foster parents, is set in the Anglo Saxon form of two alliterated
stresses before the hiatus followed by another alliterated
stress, its heroic pounding stresses at odds with the warm, pleasant content, the much needed and much appreciated love, safety, freedom of being able to live in a safe present.
There's much online debate about why all the characters - Suzy Sheep, Pedro Pony, Rebecca Rabbit - are alliterated
apart from Peppa's brother.
On "rumrunner" the singer can lightly flip the alliterated
"r"s for spunk as well as clarity.
Worthy of putting up with abundant assonant and alliterated
praise, don't you think.
ALLOCUTION by the Letter A against Alcohol and all alcoholic admixtures, agencies and appliances; and also advocating all ATTEMPERANCE; as addressed at ABECEDARY ALHAMBRA, afore all.
That is, he repeats words ("leguas e leguas") and sounds (the alliterated
/ assonated "a"; the alliterated
"es"; the end-rhyme with the gerund "-ando" and the ending "-os") to heighten the sense of monotony that he then translates to melancholy through a pain-filled diction: "desolado," "secos, revoltos, entrecruzados," "tortura," "agonizante.
Dario" 80); "Poet of forms and sonorous shells [caparazones sonoros], under which sometimes is glimpsed, in well-recognized moments, a Dario with no gown [casulla], less alliterated
and pseudo-hexametric, but more essentialist: [the Dario of] the three Nocturnes, of the Phocas, and of the poem to Francisca Sanchez" (82).
Two slices of toast', with extra enunciation of those alliterated
ts, 'banana and erm,' he paused, ending with a rhetorical flourish, a bow and 'an egg'.