What is Assonance?
Assonance is also called 'vowel rhyme'. Assonance is the repetition of a pattern of similar sounds within a sentence.
Examples of using Assonance with sound:
- Do you like blue? - using 'o', 'ou', 'ue'
- He received three emails today. - using 'e', 'ei', 'ee' and 'e'
- The sailor said ‘hey’ to Mae in passing. - using 'ai', 'ey' and 'ae'
Why don’t you try writing a poem using assonance and enter it into one of our Poetry Competitions.