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alliteration

repetition of initial consonant sounds

consonance

repetition of consonants--chitter, chatter

assonance

repetition of vowel sounds--face, pain

euphony

pleasant sounds in poetry

cacauphony

unpleasant sounds in poetry

onomatopoeia

words derived from the sounds made by the objects they name

masculine rhyme

a single syllable rhyme

feminine rhyme

a multi-syllabel rhyme

slant rhyme

words that almost rhyme or look as if they should

end rhyme

rhymes that occur at the ends of the lines in poetry

initial rhyme

rhymes that occur at the beginnings of the lines in poetry

internal rhyme

rhymes that occur within the same line of poetry

oxymoron

coupling two words that mean the opposite

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