In the second, more complex sentence, we hear two sets of slant rhyme
. The translators exploit the proximities of German and English to render the first pair, hieltest/hattest--"hold it/have it"--while keeping the parallels in English to mirror Meister's German and his verse form.
(14.) 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.
(Blacks 433) 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
A poem with the pleasant title "Old Charts, Warm Rain" includes the charming lines "I keep the old charts in my head, I know / where there be dragons to feed." 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." But Marbrook resists the temptation.
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: While the planes that consume deserts of gasoline darken the sun in another rapacious war a young woman reads alone in a lighted train, scratches her scalp and shoves specs in her hair, skipping the obvious for the rich and rare.
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
. And "The Book of Evening" is rhymed in a way that I am rhyming now.
She also uses an occasional slant rhyme
("carnival/carousel," "sky/attentively") to keep the pattern from becoming monotonous.
He may be right to regard the 'slant rhyme
' of 'sickle' and 'people' in 'The Night' as 'perhaps the merest coincidence - a flickering sign of the anti-populism that runs through Vaughan's writing'.
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.