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Sound devices in poetry

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Alliteration
when the first sound in a word is repeated in the line or stanza
Onomatopoeia
when a word sounds like the sound it represents
Assonance
repeated vowel sound (often makes near rhyme) lake, fate, base, fade
Consonance
similar to alliteration EXCEPT the repeated consonant can be anywhere in the word, not just at the beginning
Refrain
sound, word, phrase or line repeated in a poem