midterm paper - 1 Alliteration the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words Example A big bully

midterm paper - 1 Alliteration the occurrence of the same...

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1. Alliteration- the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.Example; A big bully beats a baby boy.2. Assonance- Assonance takes place when two or more words close to one another repeat the same vowel sound but start with different consonant soundsExample: Men sell the wedding bells3. End-stopped line - having a colon or a semicolon to end the sentence4. Enjambment- no ending or punctuation, just a continuation of the text.5. Imagery- Imagery means to use figurative language to represent objects, actions and ideas in such a way that it appeals to our physical senses.6. Juxtaposition-an act or instance of placing close together or side by side, especially forcomparison or contras7. Metaphor- all language that involves figures of speech or symbolism and does not literally represent real things.8. SimileLangston Hughes-Advertisement for the Waldorf-Astoria

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