- He used most of the classic verse forms, but his distinctive contribution was his deployment of assonance, internal rhymes, and half-rhymes.
- She thinks constantly in metaphors, in assonance, in pretty words that don't mean anything, in ugly words that mean everything.
- Lincoln fell in love with metaphors and cadences, assonance and alliteration.
- Just look at (and, preferably, listen to) his use of assonance - repeated vowel sounds throughout a section.
- Walsh's metrical translations mirrored the assonance of the originals.
- They must have an obvious, and indeed a kind of danceable, rhythm, and they will normally make use of assonance and alliteration.
- The phrase's blend of alliteration (l's, d's and soft t's) and assonance (short i's and long a's) shows a lyricist at the top of his game.
- Even when they employ new or traditional auditory forms, they often tone down the musical effects by deliberately flattening the rhythms, avoiding end-stopped lines, and eliminating noticeable alliteration or assonance.
- In all of these cases, the deft repetitions and modulations of consonants and vowels with their subtle assonance and consonance compete for attention with the lines' actual content.
- This is not to say that most poets do not utilize such tools as metaphor, simile, assonance, and other poetic techniques.
- Here, the assonance rhyme between the two principal terms sets the stage for a compelling comparison made on a genuinely imaginative and rather unexpected basis.
- There's even some assonance in those words that make them all the more compatible.
- She is masterful in her ability to capture and juxtapose the audible qualities of language alongside the literary tools of assonance and alliteration.
- The journey here is as much in the rhythmic ricochet of assonance, produced by colliding syntax, as it is in the actual varying terrain the words themselves represent.
- The couplets are linked by the repetition of their first lines and the assonance occurring in ‘flag’ and ‘map.’
- First, it has the qualities of rhythm, alliteration, and assonance verging on rhyme that we might expect of a memorable turn of phrase.
- Most rap still follows the initial formula of rhymed couplets that casually mix full rhyme with assonance.
- The freedom of art, of the poet to act or speak, is controlled by the surface beauty of specific juxtapositions and diversions created by the melody or assonance of language.