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Alliteration in Pride and Prejudice

Alliteration Examples in Pride and Prejudice:

Chapter XIII

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"bounty and beneficence..."   (Chapter XIII)

Mr. Collins uses alliteration ("bounty and beneficence," "earnest endeavor," etc.) to appear distinguished and elegant. Austen satirizes his style, however; his letter is poignantly arrogant and condescending.

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