Week3 discussion 2
...Lucille Clifton feature different stylistic devices, the most prominent being consonance and alliteration (Poem 1: They were willing to die to defend; Poem 2: Who would believe that they would be beautiful). The reality of rap being poetry is evidenced in various rap songs. In Flo Rida - I Cry, for example, the very poetic devices... that characterize poetry are evident in the rap music (alliteration, consonance, and rhymes, among others). In the three lines of rap from the track, it can be seen that consonance and alliteration (behind…but; shut still … swimming; go got) and rhymes (Rida, diver, Okinawa) apply.
I know you wanna get behind the wheel but only one Rida
Eyes shut still got me...