Repetition of the same sound at the beginning of two or more stressed
Alliteration taken to an extremeevery word in a sentence begins
with the same consonant.
Repetition of similar vowel sounds, preceded and followed by different
consonants, in the stressed syllables of adjacent words.
Parallelism of sound between the words of adjacent clauses whose lengths
are equal or approximate to one another.
The repetition of consonants in words stressed in the same place (but
whose vowels differ). Also, a kind of inverted alliteration, in which
final consonants, rather than initial or medial ones, repeat in nearby
Using language whose sound imitates that which it names.