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Rhyme Scheme & Alliteration
Rhyme Scheme is the pattern in which sounds in lines of poetry end. Each new sound in a poem is assigned a different letter. If a sound repeats, it is assigned the same letter as the line in which the same sound appeared. Agrees A Undeniable B Louise A Reliable B
Find the rhyme scheme in the following poem: Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall All the kings horses and all the king's men Couldn't put Humpty together again.
Bad Morning By Langston Hughes Here I sit With my shoes mismated. Lawdy-mercy! I's frustrated!
Fire and Ice By Robert Frost Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I've tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate To say that for destruction ice Is also great And would suffice.
ALLITERATION Alliteration is the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words that are close together. Examples: My four friends are fantastic. Creepy crawly critters keep quiet. A pirate picked a pair of pretty purple pants.
THE SNAKE BY JANET LAWLER Slick and silent, Near my toe, Through the leaves, I see it go. Over sticks I watch it glide, Looking for a place to hide. Slow and sliding, Does it know, I’m scared of how it Slithers so? Sly and sleek, it slips away. I’m glad it passed me by today