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  1. 1. Alliteration<br />Consonance and Assonance<br />By: Stephanie Drouillard<br />Edu 290 T, Th 11:00<br />
  2. 2. Have you Ever Heard…<br />Sally sold seashells by the sea shore<br />Peter piper picked a peck of pickled peppers<br />These are both examples of alliteration!<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/jadeddelilah/1307175761/sizes/m/in/photostream/<br />Or<br />
  3. 3. Definition:<br />Alliteration: Having stressed syllables with the same sound or sound group repeating at the beginning of two or more words<br />Images from Microsoft Clip Art<br />
  4. 4. Alliterations don’t always have to start with the same letter. It only has to have the same sound!<br />The phonic ‘ph’ can sound like f….<br />Funny photos<br />‘C’ can sometimes sound like ‘S’….<br /> Sassy Celebrities <br />‘C’ can sound like ‘K’…<br />Kitty Cat<br />Image from Microsoft Clip Art<br />
  5. 5. Where is Alliteration Used?<br />Companies: to make brand names more memorable <br />Examples: Krispy Kreme, Best Buy, PayPal<br />Characters: to appeal to children and stand out<br />Examples: Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, SpongeBob Squarepants<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/schristia/2567401921/sizes/m/in/photostream/<br />
  6. 6. Where is Alliteration Used….<br />Phrases: Examples- • Home Sweet Home<br />Busy As a Bee<br />Good as Gold<br />Poems: makes poems more interesting, and accentuates the rhythm. Example: <br />Sleek seals<br />Dipping diving<br />Strolling slowly<br />Images from Microsoft Clip Art<br />
  7. 7. Is This Alliteration?<br />Eric eats eggs<br />Becky bought a beagle <br />Coca-Cola<br />Silent child<br />Living the life<br />Find the phone fast<br />She was thinking and blinking <br />http://search.creativecommons.org/?q=question%20mark#<br />
  8. 8. Consonance <br />Definition: Internal repetition or ending consonant sounds in a section of words <br />*What is a consonant*<br />A speech sound that is not a vowel (a,e,i,o,u)<br />
  9. 9. Examples of Consonance:<br />The lumpy, bumpy road<br />The string was strong<br />Some mammals are clammy<br />
  10. 10. Consonance in the Real World<br />Used in Songs: “Lose Yourself” by Eminem <br />“Hold your nose ‘cause here goes the cold water”<br />Used in Poems: “The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe <br />“There came a tapping, as of some one gently rapping-rapping on my chamber door”<br />
  11. 11. Assonance<br />Definition: Internal repetition of vowel sounds in words close together<br />* What is a vowel?*<br /> A, E, I, O, or U<br />A, E, I, O, U<br />
  12. 12. Examples of Assonance<br />I made my way to the lake<br />The hat man <br />I don’t know what's going on!<br />
  13. 13. Assonance in the Real World<br />In Poems:<br />“The Bells” by Edgar Allan Poe<br />“Hear the mellow wedding bells”<br />In Songs: <br />“Hey Soul Sister” by Train <br />“You gave my life direction, a game show love connection” <br />
  14. 14. Is this alliteration, consonance, or assonance?<br />He struck a streak of bad luck <br />There was a fleet of sleeping geese<br />The pig put on a few pounds<br />How now brown cow<br />The sun made my skin sizzle<br />Consonance<br />Assonance<br />Alliteration<br />Assonance<br />Alliteration<br /><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/gillian_m/448800043/sizes/m/in/photostream/ </li></li></ul><li>*CAUTION*<br />Too much use of alliteration, consonance, or assonance can be excessive and be distracting in writing! <br />Use sparingly and make sure to not use too much of one device in writing. Make sure to incorporate alliteration, consonance, as well as assonance <br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/pictureperfectpose/76138988/sizes/m/in/photostream/<br />

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