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What is Assonance?

Assonance is a literary device in which there is repetition of similar vowel sounds.  It is a specific type of alliteration.  Frequently used sounds include ‘e’ or ‘a’. Assonance also differs from consonance, which is the repetition of a consonant sound… Continue Learning »

What is Alliteration?

Alliteration is the repetition of the same or similar sounds at the beginning of words. Most cases will have a series of words directly following each other, but even if there are occasional breaks in the pattern it is still… Continue Learning »