slant rhyme


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slant rhyme

n.
A partial or imperfect rhyme, often using assonance or consonance only, as in dry and rise or grown and moon. Also called half rhyme, near rhyme.

slant rhyme

n
(Poetry) prosody another term for half-rhyme
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In the second, more complex sentence, we hear two sets of slant rhyme.
This slant rhyme, like its subject, was too irresistible to pass up.
If you've just learned about slant rhyme, you could read poems that exhibit it.
Pepita's song is introduced by the narrator's own rhymed couplet and followed by a line that breaks the lyrical spell but also prolongs it, if dissonantly, with its own reluctant slant rhyme (rose/goes/roses).
Some early charts actually carried the legend "Here be dragons," but I never thought of that as an invitation before[ And how tempting to rhyme "head" with "fed," rather than to construct the more unobtrusive slant rhyme "head"-"feed.
In "Lapis Lazuli," another poem of connection to Yeats', Mahon's use of slant rhyme deflates the tall order of certain words, returns us to the importance of literary creation as a way to resist or counteract what Thomas Hardy in "Convergence of the Twain" perceived as the dangerous "vaingloriousness" of man:
A Slant Rhyme Entertainment presentation of a God Shaped Hole production.
As its history has gone on, it's turned out finally to use slant rhyme.
She also uses an occasional slant rhyme ("carnival/carousel," "sky/attentively") to keep the pattern from becoming monotonous.
half rhymealso called near rhyme, slant rhyme, or oblique rhyme.
This is done by using a repeated [a] sound in jagged and banners, a [g] sound in guns and jagged, a [conjunction] in guns, shut, love and sun, the slant rhyme of shot and shut, as well as the consonance of shot, shut and that.
Near rhyme or slant rhyme is the repetition of similar sounds instead of identical sounds or the coupling of accented - unaccented sounds that would be perfect rhymes if they were both accented.