Repetition of Sounds

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Creative Writing
Benjamin Way
1/29/14
 The
sound of language
 Alliteration
 Consonance
 Assonance
A
poem is a tapestry of sound as well as
meaning.
 Sound:Poem :: Color:Painting
 Thematic
use of sounds add to the
aestheticism of a piece.
 Rhyme isn’t the only way to incorporate
repeating sounds.
 Definition:
when words with the same
starting sounds sit side by side.
 Definition:
repetition of a certain consonant
sound throughout a written piece.
 Does
not have to be in any particular part of
each word

Although if it follows a pattern of being in the
stressed or unstressed parts, that’s even more
awesome.
 Ex.
The fox built clocks from bricks and blocks.
 Definition:
repetition of a certain vowel
sound throughout a written piece.
 Does
not have to be in any particular part of
each word

Although if it follows a pattern of being in the
stressed or unstressed parts, that’s even more
awesome.
 Ex.
Hear the mellow wedding bells
 Alliteration
 Consonance
 Assonance
 Rhyme
 Why
do we use them?

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