Phonetic Deception

Poetry comes with a ton of literary devices that spice up words and aid in telling stories.
Alliteration is the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. And Assonance is a resemblance in the sounds of words/syllables either between their vowels or between their consonants. Therefore, ‘Alliterated assonance’ (which is also autological) would be a set of words or a sentence that has a mixture of alliteration and assonance. Or a sentence that is alliterated using assonance.

For example, “Sounds satiate psychology’s pure phenomenon for freedom.

Here ‘sounds satiate’ is an alliteration, ‘satiate psychology’ is assonance in the initial syllable and so on. The sentence is thus connected by alliteration and assonance.
The above example sentence modulates from S to P to F. This got me thinking, how far can this be stretched? What is the longest such sentence. And thus, I set out to map all such letters in a graph. It help in finding the connecting words for such a sentence.


Visit letters.aryantiwari.com to visualise this graph. You may use the graph under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0


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