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Origin of assonance
Examples from the Web for assonance
For purposes of assonance little use is made of words accented on a syllable preceding the antepenult.Legends, Tales and Poems|Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
Not being able to preserve the assonance, I have dropped the greater part of his title.Russian Fairy Tales|W. R. S. Ralston
The substitution of exact rhyme for assonance in his lines would double the already immense merit of his work.Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922|Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Thus in the Chanson de Roland (eleventh century) we find the verses of each laisse, or strophe, bound together by assonance.English Verse|Raymond MacDonald Alden, Ph.D.
It is, we might say, a rhythm of thought, an assonance of feeling.Music in the History of the Western Church|Edward Dickinson
Word Origin for assonance
1727, "resemblance of sounds between words," from French assonance, from assonant, from Latin assonantem (nominative assonans), present participle of assonare "to resound, respond to," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + sonare "to sound" (see sonata). Properly, in prosody, "rhyming of accented vowels, but not consonants" (1823).