“He clasps the crag with crooked hands
Close to the sun in lonely lands”
from “The Eagle”
The repetition of identical sounds within a line of poetry.
“We three shall flee across the sea to Italy.”
“Hold infinity in the palm of your hand
And eternity in an hour.”
A slant rhyme or half rhyme occurs when the vowel sounds are not quite identical.
“And on that cheek and o’er that brow”
A mind at peace with all below”
The time (both the time of day and period in history) and place in which the action of a literary work takes place.
“Tiger! Tiger! burning bright
In the forests of the night”
The repeating of a sound, word, phrase, or more in a given literary work.
“I sprang to the stirrup, and Jarvis, and he;
I galloped, Derrick galloped, we galloped all three”
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words.
“Swiftly, swiftly flew the ship”
The repetition of similar vowel sounds followed by different consonant.
“. . .that hoard, and sleep, and feed, and know not me.”
The repetition of consonant sounds that are preceded by different vowel sounds.
“Wherever we go
Silence will fall like dews”