From Poetry Wiki
Assonance is the repetition of vowel sounds within a short passage of verse or prose.
Assonance is more a feature of verse than prose. It is used in (mainly modern) English-language poetry, and is particularly important in Old French, Spanish and Celtic languages.
Willy Russell's eponymous student Rita described it as "getting the rhyme wrong".
- Hear the mellow wedding bells. — Edgar Allan Poe
- Try to light the fire.
- Rumbling thunder
- He gave a nod to the officer with the pocket.
- Mankind can handle most hassles.
- Lock and Load <--> Rock and Roll
- "When I get shocked at the hospital by the doctor when I'm not cooperating when I'm rocking the table while he's operating.” — Eminem