What is Consonance?
Consonance is the repetition of the same consonant or consonant pattern two or more times in short succession.
Examples of Consonance:
- Glass boss (using ss)
- Mammals named Sam are clammy (using m)
- Pitter-patter (using tt and er)
- Slither slather (using sl, th and er)
Consonance can be used in poetry to create different rhyming effects.
Why don’t you try writing a poem using consonance and enter it into one of our Poetry Competitions.