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Alliteration in Peter Pan
Alliteration Examples in Peter Pan:
Chapter 12 - The Children Are Carried Off
"perfidious pirates..." See in text (Chapter 12 - The Children Are Carried Off)
“Perfidious” means traitorous and deceitful. Barrie's choice of "perfidious" instead of the more common "treacherous" provides alliteration that enhances the impact of this adjective.