Term: Assonance


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

Category: Figure of Speech