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38 placed side by side or nearby, is called alliteration. The alliterative meter was the principal organizing device of the Old English verse which had four stresses in one line, Separated by a caesura or a pause. The opening lince of Piers Plowman by William Langland (medieval poet) represents this. In a Somer Seaon. whan Soft was Sonne. The figur is later employed for the rhythm it brings to the language; Here Files of Pins extend their shining Rows, Puffs, Powders, Patches, Bibles, Billet -dous, Alexamder Pope — The Rape of the Lock. 6.3.2 Antithesis Antithesis is a figure of speech where two contrasting ideas are placed side by side. Examples — United we stand, divided we fall —Proverb. He is willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike Pope — Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot.

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