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CAN ANYONE HELP PLEASE??????? ALLITERATION here is my poem can anyone help me show alliteration in my poem please any help greatly appreciated

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  1. crystal_sky
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    Life is a gift that we have been given, Life is so Amazing when its shared with the ones we love, Life is something that you have to enjoy for life is too short to always fight and to always have hate in your heart, Life is a gift that you should make the most of, Life is a gift that has been given to us even though it’s really short, So take time outta your day to be thankful for you have been gave the life you have, Because many have been given life but so little have embraced it. So I ask you what you are going to do with the life you've been given.... Live Life to the fullest and Cherish every moment god bless all my family and friends

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    Alliteration is a term that describes a literary stylistic device. Alliteration occurs when a series of words in a row (or close to a row) have the same first consonant sound. For example, “She sells sea-shells down by the sea-shore” or “Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers” are both alliterative phrases. In the former, all the words start with the “s” sound, while in the later, the letter “p” takes precedence. Aside from tongue twisters, alliteration is also used in poems, song lyrics, and even store or brand names. I Couldn't Find Alliteration In Your Poem But There's The Defenition For You

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    I like your poem! Now you are ready to edit it for alliteration, which will make it sound nice when you read it aloud. That's the whole reason you'd want to matching sounds at the beginning of each word, like cheyennekm's examples above. Look for "L" words to put in your poem, as many as possible. Why? Because your poem is about "life" and you can increase the alliteration by matching the rest of the words to that sound! You could use an online thesaurus. Enter in a word from your poem and see if there is a synonym or related word beginning with L. Instead of "Life is a gift" you could write "Life is a lovely largesse" or even "Life is a lovely largesse of gift giving gaiety" (See how I used two examples of alliteration in the same sentence?!?!) I'm sure you can do better, but there's just an example to get you going. You can also look in the "L" section of the dictionary for more "L" words to sprinkle throughout your poem. Online thesaurus: http://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gift Online dictionary: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ Synonyms: bestowal, comp, donation, donative, fairing [British], freebie (or freebee), giveaway, handsel, lagniappe, largesse (also largess), present, presentation Good luck and keep writing! Let me know if you have further questions :)

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