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You will need to memorize the names of some of the most famous monuments in your favorite city, together with their locations on a grid. Cognitive Function Exercised The game challenges your visual-spatial skills and your visual memory. The primary areas of the brain exercised in this game are the right parietal cortex and the right temporal cortex.

Realistic Lateral Thinking Puzzles. Lateral Thinking Puzzles, unlike most puzzles, are inexact.

Realistic Lateral Thinking Puzzles

In a sense, they are a hybrid between puzzles and storytelling. In each puzzle, some clues to a scenario are given, but the clues don't tell the full story. Your job is to fill in the details and complete the story. Obviously, there is usually more than one answer to any given puzzle, but, in general, only one solution is truly satisfying. You can try solving these puzzles on your own -- that's certainly a legitimate way to go about this -- but usually you can have more fun if you involve other people. Warning: For some reason, these puzzles have a tendency to be rather morbid.

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Alliteration. Consonance (ex: As the wind will bend) is another 'phonetic agreement' akin to alliteration.


It refers to the repetition of consonant sounds. Alliteration is a special case of consonance where the repeated consonant sound is at the stressed syllable.[5] Alliteration may also include the use of different consonants with similar properties[6] such as alliterating z with s, as does Tolkien in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, or as Anglo-Saxon (Old English) poets would alliterate hard/fricative g with soft g (the latter exemplified in some courses as the letter yogh - ȝ - pronounced like the y in yarrow or the j in Jotunheim); this is known as license.

[citation needed] Alliteration in poetry and literature[edit] Examples in nursery rhymes[edit] Historical use[edit] Alliteration is commonly used in many languages, especially in poetry. Alliteration in Poetry[edit] In relation to English poetry, poets can call attention to certain words in a line of poetry by using alliteration. Pop culture[edit] Alliteration Examples. Alliteration is a term that describes a literary stylistic device.

Alliteration Examples

Alliteration occurs when a series of words in a row (or close to a row) have the same first consonant sound. For example, “She sells sea-shells down by the sea-shore” or “Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers” are both alliterative phrases. English Grammar Rules & Usage. Lists. Mind Tools - Management Training, Leadership Training and Career Training.


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The Proper Lady: education

Best wishes from the U.S. As many of my older readers already know, I am very passionate about opera. I love the music, the composers, the stories and plots, the architecture of the opera houses, and the majestic performers. My love for opera has helped to strengthen my love for the European and British cultures that majorly contributed to opera and classical musicianship: Russia, Italy, Austria and Germany (the German language operas), France, and England. The Proper Lady: education. The Proper Lady: The Importance of Intelligence. Good morning, my love!

The Proper Lady: The Importance of Intelligence

I hope that all of you who are living with me here on the east coast of the United States are staying warm -- a snowstorm came about last night and only ceased this morning, so it's safe to say that I'm feeling very chilly right about now! :-) Today, I'd like to speak to you about the importance of *intelligence* when it comes to becoming a feminine and elegant lady. So often on this site, I speak to you about the specifically feminine attributes of gentleness, kindness, sympathy, respect for masculinity, grace, and warmth -- but it's important to not forget intelligence! The Proper Lady: Reading Great Works of Fiction - Part I; Starting Points. Hello, love!

The Proper Lady: Reading Great Works of Fiction - Part I; Starting Points

Despite my passion and love for *femininity*, there are two things that I find to be more important than femininity alone: kindness and intelligence. Femininity and kindness must always coexist and a feminine and kind woman who makes no effort to improve her mind will be flat and, at most, will never be able to fully be an independent lady. Maintaining intelligence as a feminine woman is another way to maintain a sense of intrigue and interest. However, achieving and maintaining intelligence is not the same as simply acquiring information or memorizing a list of facts!