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Assonance Mnemonic

Rhyme involves repetition of the final sounds of words: fish/wish, moon/June, etc. Consonance is repetition of consonant sounds as in pitter/patter or strong/string. Assonance is repetition of vowel sounds: rumbling/thunder, gray/bare, and so on.

How to remember the term "assonance"? Just think of that crude measure of class attendance: Cheeks in Seats!

^z - 2010-07-05