by Walter de la Mare
Slowly, silently, now the moon
Walks the night in her silver shoon;
This way, and that, she peers, and sees
Silver fruit upon silver trees;
One by one the casements catch
Her beams beneath the silvery thatch:
Couched in his kennel, like a log,
With paws of silver sleeps the dog;
From their shadowy cote the white breasts peep
Of doves in a silver-feathered sleep;
A harvest mouse goes scampering by,
With silver claws and a silver eye;
And moveless fish in the water gleam,
By silver reeds in a silver stream.
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The author uses many "s" sounds in his alliteration because:
A. Many of the words he wants to use to depict the moon begin with an "s."
B. "S" is a hard sound and he wants to point out the harshness of the night.
C. The "s" sound is in the title of the poem and he wants to follow it through.
D. The moon moves "slowly, silently" in a soft manner and "s" has a soft sound.
I thought it was b wat do u think?
Hmmm... I would actually say C. :/ I could go both ways though.