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AP Poetry Terms 10 - Sound: Rhyme, Alliteration, and Assonance

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rhyme
the matching of the final vowel or consonant sounds in two or more words
end rhyme
when the corresponding sounds occur at the end of the lines
internal rhyme
when the corresponding sounds occur within the lines
alliteration
the repitition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginning of words
assonance
the repitition of vowel sounds