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Alliteration in Sonnet 73

Alliteration Examples in Sonnet 73:

Sonnet 73

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"sweet birds sang..."   (Sonnet 73)

The consonance of three s sounds in "sweet," "birds," and "sang," helps to create the auditory imagery of birds chirping. The image of songbirds alludes to the joyful and poetically productive past that the speaker nostalgically laments.

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