Consonance is the repetition of the same consonant or consonant pattern two or more times in short succession.
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 adjectives and enter it into one of our poetry competitions.
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