Daily Archives: December 20, 2019

Paroemion

Paroemion (par-mi’-on): Alliteration taken to an extreme where nearly every word in a sentence begins with the same consonant. Sometimes, simply a synonym for alliteration or for homoeoprophoron [a stylistic vice].

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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).

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