Assonance

What it is and what it does

Assonance:


Is the repetition of different words with the same or similar vowel sounds.


The words do not have to rhyme they just have to sound the same

Examples In Music:

Assonance in Songs

What Does Assonance Do?

It makes things catchy it rhymes lots of the time and can get stuck in your head.It does not have to rhyme though it just has to sound alike for example in Eminem's song Criminal a verse says: Fire at the private eye hired to pry in my business.Notice all of the y's they all sound the same but do not all rhyme. This is Assonance and what it looks like.

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