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Alliteration Attracts Attention
Alliteration is the term for using words with the same first letter or sound in close proximity. Think about any Dr. Seuss book and you’ll see the power of alliteration!
It grabs people’s attention and makes them think about the words they’re reading.
And, if used right, it can help your messaging come off smoothly.
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Using alliteration takes practice. Trying to sprinkle in too many sequences will leave readers tongue-tied. Using it wrong will come off awkward all-around.
A smart idea is to not try to use it at all, but rather adjust where it naturally occurs.
If and when it does, here are a few tips for making the most of this syntactical trick:
Alliteration is a fun and powerful tool. But, if used wrongly, it can cause confusion. Use it naturally and sparingly in your writing.
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