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1 Alliteration

2 In Poetry… I have stood still and stopped the sound of feet When far away an interrupted cry Came over houses from another street Acquainted With the Night, Robert Frost

3 Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. "'Tis some visitor," I muttered, "tapping at my chamber door- Only this, and nothing more." The Raven, Edgar Allen Poe

4 In Writing… "I'll kill him though," he said. "In all his greatness and his glory." Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway

5 Harry Potter's appearance did not endear him to the neighbors, who were the sort of people who thought scruffiness ought to be punishable by law, but as he had hidden himself behind a large hydrangea bush this evening he was quite invisible to passers-by. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, J. K. Rowling

6 In Advertising… Greyhound going great Greyhound Don't dream it. Drive it. Jaguar The best four by four by far Land Rover Welcome to the World Wide Wow AOL

7 Picky People Pick Peter Pan Peanut Butter It’s the Peanut Butter Picky People Pick

8 Great Example of Alliteration… Tongue Twisters!

9 Betty Botter bought some butter, but she said "this butter's bitter! But a bit of better butter will make my butter better" So she bought some better butter, better than the bitter butter, and it made her butter better so 'twas better Betty Botter bought a bit of better butter!

10 If one doctor doctors another doctor does the doctor who doctors the doctor doctor the doctor the way the doctor he is doctoring doctors? Or does the doctor doctor the way the doctor who doctors doctors? doctor doctors

11 Directions: Add at least two alliterated words to each sentence. Use two words beginning with a different letter of the alphabet than the other words. 1.The parrotfish is strong. 2. The dolphin was beautiful. 3. Sharks are powerful. Example: The octopus is in the ocean. Revised: The octopus is in the dark depths of the ocean. -or- The octopus is in the shadowy, salty ocean.

12 Your Turn!!!


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