2AlliterationThe repetition of beginning consonant sounds in neighboring wordTongue twisters are an extreme example.She sells sea shells down by the sea shore.Peter piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
3Alliteration Examples “It was the wicked and wild wind; Blew down the doors to let me in” - Coldplay“Karma, Karma, Karma Chameleon, you come and go” – Culture Club“Better be a better boy before you bother betting you’ll bring her back home again”- Mick Terry
4ConsonanceConsonance- the repetition of middle or consonant sounds in neighboring wordsDoug ate twelve cakes and now seems to have a stomach issues.
5Assonance The repetition of vowel sounds in neighboring words Ted and Katie went to see a tree being planted on the first day of spring.
6Assonance Examples“You better lose yourself in the music, the moment; You own it, you better never let it go You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow; This opportunity comes once in a lifetime”- Eminem“You see these shackles baby, I’m your slave” – Justin Timberlake“Whisper words of wisdom, let it be” - Beatles
7Consonance and Assonance Examples “I’d like to make myself believe, that planet Earth turns slowly” – Owl City“I’ve got sunshine on a cloudy day; When it’s cold outside, I’ve got the month of May” – The Temptations“In a second you’ll be wrapped around my finger, cause I can, cause I can do it better”- Avril Lavigne
8Onomatopoeia The use of words to imitate sounds Animal sounds (moo, ribbit, cluck, ruff)Noises (zoom, boom, sizzle, fizzle)
9Onomatopoeia Examples “Clang, clang, clang went the trolley” – Judy Garland“On his farm he had a pig, ei ei o, with an oink, oink here and an oink, oink there”- Old Macdonald“I like that Boom Boom Pow” – Black Eye Peas“Rockin’ Robin, tweet, tweet” – Jackson 5