One example of assonance is "poetry is old, ancient, goes back and it is among the oldest of living things". It is used to reinforce the meaning of words like in this peace where it emphasis on the age of poetry. As for allusion, an example is "she was breathtakingly beautiful, but he knew that she was forbidden fruit". For themes there are examples like love, friendship, death, survival and horror as it depends on what a person is writing about. Examples of symbolism include items like hazard symbols, gender shapes to shop male or female toilets as well as radiation signs.