Alliteration in Self-Reliance
Alliteration Examples in Self-Reliance:
"symbolizes so well the state of man, who is in the world a sort of sot..." See in text (Self-Reliance)
Notice the alliteration in this line, as exemplified by the repetition of the s sound. Although this is an essay, Emerson consistently uses poetic writing, a style that was typical of the transcendentalist writers.