Select the correct text in the passage. which three lines in this excerpt from edgar allan poe's "annabel lee" contain alliteration? the angels, not half so happy in heaven, went envying her and me— yes! —that was the reason (as all men know, in this kingdom by the sea) that the wind came out of the cloud by night, chilling and killing my annabel lee . . for the moon never beams, without bringing me dreams of the beautiful annabel lee; and the stars never rise, but i feel the bright eyes of the beautiful annabel lee; and so, all the night-tide, i lie down by the side of my darling—my darling—my life and my bride, in her sepulchre there by the sea— in her tomb by the sounding sea.
The lines that contain alliteration in the excerpt from Edgar Allan Poe"s "Annabel Lee" are:
"The angels, not half so happy in Heaven..."
"..the bright eyes Of the beautiful Annabel..."
"...night-tide, I lay down by the side Of my darling bride,"
Alliteration is the stylistic device where words start with letters that, having the same sound, creates a repetition of the same sound in a sequence, in a sentence.
The three lines that read “The angels, not half so happy in Heaven, Went envying her and me— Yes!—that was the reason (as all men know, In this kingdom by the sea) That the wind came out of the cloud by night, Chilling and killing my Annabel Lee.” contain alliteration. Alliteration is the repetition of the same sounds, usually initial consonants of words or of stressed syllables, in a sequence of neighbouring words. Within the three lines in the excerpt mentioned before, one can identify a sound repeated in a sequence of neighbouring words: “half”, “happy”, and “Heaven”.