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Noun1.alliterator - a speaker or writer who makes use of alliteration
speaker, talker, verbaliser, verbalizer, utterer - someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous); "the speaker at commencement"; "an utterer of useful maxims"
author, writer - writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
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But, since any vowel could alliterate with any other vowel, we can readily see that the phrases with which Treebeard identifies the living creatures of his world do follow (or almost follow, since they violate another rule that prohibited the use of the same alliterator in two successive lines) the rules.
Hrothulf, the son of Hrothgar's younger brother, has only a minor role in Beowulf, but here Gardner gives him a speaking role and the ability spontaneously to compose a poem that, breaking a rule of course, uses the same alliterator in successive lines to communicate his contempt for human beings of a lower status: In ratty furs the peasants hoe their fields, fat with stupidity, if not with flesh.
The stressed words in Pearl provide the end-rhymes, the alliterators, and the refrain words that connect the stanzas.