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rhyme in which either the vowel or the consonants of stressed syllables are identical (look like they should rhyme, but they don't)
ex: grove, love
based on similarity of spelling rather than sound - conventional, reflecting historical changes in pronunciation: love/move/prove, why/envy
a regular patter of rhyming words in a poem, indicated by using different letters of the alphabet for each new rhyme (abab, aabb, ab ab cd cd)
the use of any element of language- a word, sound, phrase, clause, or sentence - more than once
repeat, the repetition of a line, phrase or group of lines throughout a poem, usually after each stanza
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