Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Alliteration in Country Music

One song that has alliteration in country music is "Remember When" by Alan Jackson. An example of alliteration in this song is, "Remember when I was young and so were you and time stood still and love was all we knew." The alliteration in this quote is "stood still," and it is consonance. Another example is, "Remember when thirty seemed so old. Now lookin' back it's just a steppin' stone." The alliteration in this quote is "seemed so" and "steppin' stone," and they are both consonance.

Another song with alliteration in it is "Sombody Like You" by Keith Urban. Alliteration in this song is "When you put your arms around me, you let me know there's nothing in this world I can't do." The alliteration is "arms around" and it is assonance. Another example is, "And it sure feels good, to finally feel the way I do." The alliteration is "finally feel," and it is consonance.


A third song with an example of alliteration is "Love Story" by Taylor Swift. Some alliteration in this song is, "So close your eyes, escape this town for a little while." The alliteration is "eyes escape," and it is assonance. Another example of alliteration is "'Cause you were Romeo, I was a scarlet letter and my daddy said stay away from Juliet." The alliteration is "said stay" and it is an example of consonance.

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