Alliteration in Culture by Jonathan Roper PDF

By Jonathan Roper

ISBN-10: 0230232647

ISBN-13: 9780230232648

Alliteration happens in a wide selection of contexts in stress-initial languages, together with Icelandic, Finnish and Mongolian. it may be present in English from Beowulf to The sunlight. however, alliteration continues to be an unexamined phenomenon. This pioneering quantity takes alliteration as its crucial concentration throughout quite a few languages and domain names.

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