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Sep 5, 2022

Assonance is a literary device in which vowel sounds are recurring within sentences or phrases that are preceded to each other in the text.  


  • The blue moon looms 

It can be repetition of vowel sounds ANYWHERE in the word. 

It is used to reinforce the meanings of words or to set the mood. 

  • Try to light the fire. 
  • Hear the mellow wedding bells 

Assonance does not require words with the same vowel sounds to be directly next to each other.  


Assonance is used in everyday speech for emphasis or to reflect the mood. 

Assonance is used in poems to create rhymes. 

Assonance is used in popular songs as well. 



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