Mammoth Memory

Alliteration - Words with the same consonant sound at the beginning



One of the best-known pieces of alliteration is:

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper.

Words with the same consonant sounds

The rats had a litter rate (alliteration) of one every second. We had to call in the Pied Piper!


Other examples of alliteration

moist young moon hung above the mist of a neighbouring meadow.

– From Conclusive Evidence by Vladimir Nabokov.

So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past. – From The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

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