New PDF release: Alliteration in Culture

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 is still an unexamined phenomenon. This pioneering quantity takes alliteration as its important concentration throughout various languages and domain names.

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