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alliteration

noun [U]
 
 
/əˌlɪt.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ US  /əˌlɪt̬-/
the use, especially in poetry, of the same sound or sounds, especially consonants, at the beginning of several words that are close together
頭韻(尤指詩歌中一組詞以發音相同的輔音開頭)
'Round the rugged rocks the ragged rascal ran' uses alliteration.
(衣衫襤褸的流氓繞著嶙峋的岩石跑)這個英語句子採用了頭韻修辭法。
→  Compare assonance Phonology and phoneticsPoetry
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