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Alliteration in The Maldive Shark

Alliteration Examples in The Maldive Shark:

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"glittering gates..."   (Text of the Poem)

This line contains two examples of alliteration. The phrase “triple tiers” carries an alliteration of t, while “glittering gates” does the same for g. Melville often included such sonic and poetic effects in his work.

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