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Consonance Consonance: Repetition of consonant sounds within a word, phrase, or a short sentence. For example : pitter-patter/ chuckle-fickle/ sick-duck/ Betty bought some bitter butter. - English

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Consonance and Assonance

Consonance: Repetition of consonant sounds within a word, phrase, or a short sentence.
For example: pitter-patter/chuckle-fickle/sick-duck/ Betty bought some bitter butter

Assonance: Repetition of vowel sounds within a word/ phrase/sentence.
For example: Jack had a bag. Men sell metal- kettle. Let the engineer steer without fear.

From the above poem pick out examples of consonance and of assonance within words/phrases.

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Solution

Consonance:

  1. The steadfast coursing of the stars
  2. The waves that ripple to the shore
  3. The snow that falls so soft and light
  4. The rising and the setting sun
  5. All-natural things both live and move.

Assonance:

  1. The vigorous trees which year by year.
  2. Spread upwards more and more.
  3. The jewel forming in the mine.
  4. Only in our disordered life.
Concept: Reading Skill (Textual)
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Balbharati English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 4.1 A Thing of Beauty is a Joy For Ever
Warming Up | Q 4 | Page 146
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