Hyde, 5.12 Alliteration and Assonance - In Edwin Arlington Robinson\u2019s poem \u201cRichard Cory\u201d alliteration and assonance are used to emphasize

Hyde, 5.12 Alliteration and Assonance - In Edwin...

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In Edwin Arlington Robinson’s poem “Richard Cory”, alliteration and assonance are used to emphasize certain parts of the story being told. For example, “We people on the pavement looked at him” contains alliteration, and it highlights Richard Cory’s unique and eye-catching appearance. Lines five and seven are an

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