Alliteration in The Maldive Shark
Alliteration Examples in The Maldive Shark:
Text of the Melville's Poem
"glittering gates..." See in text (Text of the Melville's 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.