/əˌlɪtəˈreɪʃən/ Show Spelled[uh-lit-uh-rey-shuhn]
the commencement of two or more stressed syllables of a word group either with the same consonant sound or sound group (consonantal alliteration), as in from stem to stern, or with a vowel sound that may differ from syllable to syllable (vocalic alliteration), as in each to all.
the commencement of two or more words of a word group with the same letter, as in apt alliteration’s artful aid.
When I was in Grade 7 at Willows Elementary in Oak Bay, Victoria, I returned after a week from being home with the flu to discover a Geography assignment on statistics was due the next day. Having missed the lesson plan on Statistics, I wasn’t quite sure on how to take this data and analyze it. In my attempt to cover my ass, I turned it into a Creative Writing piece that began with alliteration. I didn’t even know what alliteration was at the time, but it earned me the top grade and my paper was read to the entire class.
In that moment I realized I might have a future career that involved writing.
Here is this week’s Innovative Space Ad:
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