the practice of beginning several consecutive or neighboring words with the same consonant sound
the repetition of vowel sounds in a series of words
the repetition of a consonant sound within or at the end of a series of words to produce a harmonious effect
rhyme that occurs at the end of lines
the natural rhythm of the English language which possesses a smooth flowing feel
onomoatopoia used on an extended scale in a poem
the measured, patterned arrangement or syllables according to stress and length in a poem
the use of words that mimic the sounds they describe
the pattern of end rhymes
the repetition of sounds in two or more words or phrases that appear close to each other in a poem
the varying speed, intensity, elevation, pitch, loudness, and expressiveness of speech, especially poetry
stylistic techniques that convey meaning through sound.
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