Term: Assonance

Definition:

Assonance is the repetition of indentical or similar  vowel sounds close together to creat an effect similar to rhyming inside a line of poetry or in prose.

The bows glided down, and the coast
Blackened with birds took a last loo

Ballad of the Long-Legged Bait,Dylan Thomas

See Also: Alliteration

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