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Mental Enlightenment Scientific-Methodological Journal

Abstract

This article is devoted to some literary and theoretical views of Alliteration in English, giving a stylistic analysis of some literary passages in which the word master in the text of a work of art uses repetitions of individual consonants or their combinations. Alliteration is a method of euphonic repetition in one voice, tuning one or two similar sounds. It is a beautiful musical unity of the author’s thought inherent in poetry and high prose. Usually the semantic words of a sentence are alliterated. The article emphasizes that for alliteration to be effective, alliteration words must be consistent. If there are too many non-alliterative words in the middle, then the literary medium is not fit for purpose. In this regard, this article discusses alliteration and its methodological and stylistic functions in the literature.

First Page

161

Last Page

171

DOI

https://www.doi.org/10.51348/tziuj2021S215

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