Reference Entry

assonance

Edited by M. C. Howatson

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

Third edition

Published in print January 2011 | ISBN: 9780199548545
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191739422
assonance

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The noticeable recurrence of a sound in successive words; cf. alliteration.

Greek.

The Greeks occasionally employed assonance for the

Reference Entry.  299 words. 

Subjects: Classical Literature

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