Thesaurus / assonance

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For purposes of assonance little use is made of words accented on a syllable preceding the antepenult.

Legends, Tales and PoemsGustavo Adolfo Becquer

Not being able to preserve the assonance, I have dropped the greater part of his title.

Russian Fairy TalesW. R. S. Ralston

The substitution of exact rhyme for assonance in his lines would double the already immense merit of his work.

Thus in the Chanson de Roland (eleventh century) we find the verses of each laisse, or strophe, bound together by assonance.

English VerseRaymond MacDonald Alden, Ph.D.

It is, we might say, a rhythm of thought, an assonance of feeling.

It is written in stanzas of various length, bound together by the vowel-rhyme known as assonance.

Consonantal rhyme should not be introduced in compositions written in assonance.

Legends, Tales and PoemsGustavo Adolfo Becquer

The assonance of these names is probably intentional, cf. the brothers Hasan and Hosein of early Mahommedan history.

Elsewhere verse bound together only by assonance is almost unknown in English poetry.

English VerseRaymond MacDonald Alden, Ph.D.

Assonance frequently takes the place of rhyme, and a word often rhymes with itself.

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