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Please help! What are alliteration, assonance and repetition? I need a definition and examples of each.

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alliteration: a group of words in a line (e.g. in a poem), which starts with the same letter (e.g. veni, vidi, vici) assonance: such a repetition of vowels in a sentence (or in a line of the poem), which provides an internal rhythm (e.g. The silken sad uncertain rustling of each purple curtain - The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe) repetition: it is a very simple figure of speech, it's just repeating a word or phrase in order to have an emphasise or rhythm

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