Saturday, 25 November 2017

One for those of a technical bent

It's Just a Figure of Speech!

Last month's post was about Hyperbole & Litotes

Assonance and Alliteration this Month!  Enjoy

The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain

These were examples of assonance – where similar vowel sounds are used for effect.

 Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers

As you have seen alliteration also uses similar sounds – but at the beginning of words.

Next month Antithesis and Oxymoron – bet you're looking forward to that one!