Tag: alliteration

  • 25 Tongue Twisters Everyone Should Know

    25 Tongue Twisters Everyone Should Know

    Funny tongue twisters are the cornerstone of many family road trips, recess games and annoying little brothers, and that is likely due to the near impossibility of perfect pronunciation. These phrases are made to force mispronunciation and confusion, but it is this purposeful manipulation that makes tongue twisters in Enghlish great for teaching proper pronunciation…

  • Consonance Creates Atmosphere in Your Writing

    Consonance Creates Atmosphere in Your Writing

    We learn about consonants and vowels in elementary school, but what is a consonant in the context of writing? And how do consonants create consonance, which affects the overall style and mood of your text? What types of writing benefit from a careful selection of consonants? If you have ever been in a choir or…

  • The Astute Art of Alliteration

    The Astute Art of Alliteration

    There’s a certain allure to the art of astutely employing literary techniques such as alliteration. It can be subtle or blatant, funny or beautiful, and as enjoyable to write as it is to read. It’s a technique most often emphasized in creative writing, but it’s also an excellent tool for any type of content title,…

  • Figure of Speech Definition and Full List of Examples

    Figure of Speech Definition and Full List of Examples

    Often, I find myself addressing my computer directly, begging it to cooperate with me. “My computer hates me,” is a common phrase I mention to people nearby. I also tend to complain about the ton of socks that need folding and the millions of things I have to do. Basically, I complain a lot, using…