Poetry: Sound Devices Definition

End Rhyme
A word at the end of one line rhymes with a word at the end of another line.

Slant/Near Rhyme
Imperfect rhyme; close rhyme.

Internal Rhyme
A word inside a line rhymes with another word on the same line.

Rhyme Scheme
A pattern of rhyme.

Words that imitate the sounds they are naming.

A word or phrase that is repeated just once or in one specific area of the poem.

Consonant sounds repeated at the beginning of words.

Repeated consonant sounds anywhere within a word.

Repeated vowel sounds in a line or lines of poetry.