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Grammar Clinic: The REAL difference between ALLITERATION, ASSONANCE and CONSONANCE

All three - Assonance, Alliteration and Consonance, create sound effects. Alliteration The repetition of an initial consonant sound, as in "a peck of pickled peppers." Although alliteration is often associated with literary language, it also appears in many common idioms and advertising slogans. Assonance The repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds in neighbouring words. As in [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Literature – SS1}: Literary Terms

Literature In English, SS 1, Week 4 Topic: Literary Terms These are terms that we make use of when appreciating any literary work. They are tools for literary analysis. Literary Devices refers to the typical structures used by writers in their works to convey his or her messages in a simple manner to the readers.  [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {English Language – SS2}: Reported Speech and Rhymes

English Language SS2 Second Term Week  3 Contents: Grammar: Reported Speech Oracy: Rhymes Vocabulary Development A. Grammar: Reported Speech Look and compare the following  short texts, which have been adapted from the reading passage of this unit. In both  cases the person narrating the story is a man whose name we do not know. A. Direct [...]

Classwork Series and Exercise {Literature – SS1}: Forms of Literature

Forms of Literature Contents: Forms of Literature Meaning of tragedy Characteristics of tragedy Meaning of comedy Characteristics of comedy The forms of literature are classified into two: Tragedy Comedy. Tragedy It has an elevated diction and action, but with an unhappy ending. It begins in a good note, but ends on a very sad note. [...]