Figurative Language and Poetry Terms. Alliteration. The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words. EX: While I nodded, nearly, napping, suddenly there came a tapping. . Assonance. The repetition of vowel sounds within words.
Quoth the Raven, “Nevermore.”
Examples: Sonnet, ballad, epic, elegy, ode, blank verse
Or I guess it is a uniform hieroglyphic