Baa baa black sheep, have you any?
Yes sir, yes sir, three bags !
One for the master, one for the ,
And one for the little boy who lives down the lane.
Alliteration is a term that describes a literary stylistic device. Alliteration occurs when a series of words in a row (or close to a row) have the same first consonant sound.
Alice’s aunt ate apples and acorns around August.
Onomatopoeia is word that mimics the sound of the object or action it refers to. When you pronounce a word, it will mimic its sound.
Onomatopoeia: Sounds Animals Make
A simile is a figure of speech that says that one thing is like another different thing.
- “cute as a kitten,”
- “as busy as a bee”
Personification is when you assign the qualities of a person to something that isn't human or, in some cases, to something that isn't even alive
- The stars danced playfully in the moonlit sky.
- The run down house appeared depressed.
- The first rays of morning tiptoed through the meadow.
Symbolism can give a literary work more richness and color and can make the meaning of the work deeper.
"Ah Sunflower, weary of time, Who countest the steps of the sun; Seeking after that sweet golden clime Where the traveler’s journey is done;”