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How does the use of alliteration add to the mood?
By emphasizing certain sounds, the writer helps create the mood that s/he wants. Check this site for examples of various moods helped by alliteration.
Ponderous pachiderms parade across the public plazas in Peru. <G> Yes, depending on the sound of the alliteration, it can be soothing, humorous or add to other feelings the authors wishes to provoke.