rhyme

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rhyme scheme aba , abab , ababa
rhyme at beginnings of words alliteration
two-syllable rhyme double rhyme
quatrain in iambic pentameter with abab rhyme scheme elegiac stanza
sonnet consisting three quatrains and a concluding couplet in iambic pentameter with the rhyme pattern abab cdcd efef gg Elizabethan sonnet , English sonnet , Shakespearean sonnet
imperfect rhyme (e.g., `love' and `move') eye rhyme
rhyme of similar spellings but different sounds eye rhyme , sight rhyme
rhyme in which final syllable is unstressed feminine rhyme
quatrain consisting of two heroic couplets written in an elevated style; the rhyme scheme is abab heroic stanza
egg-shaped character in a nursery rhyme who fell off a wall and could not be put back together again (late 17th century) Humpty Dumpty
rhyme between words in the same line internal rhyme
sonnet consisting of an octave with the rhyme pattern abbaabba, followed by a sestet with the rhyme pattern cdecde or cdcdcd Italian sonnet , Petrarchan sonnet
rhyme or light singsong verse jingle
rhyme with internal word rhyming with final word of line leonine rhyme
five-line rhyme scheme limerick
humorous verse form of 5 anapestic lines with a rhyme scheme aabba limerick
rhyme made on a single stressed syllable masculine rhyme
device (such as a rhyme or acronym) used to aid recall mnemonic
remembering, formula or rhyme used as an aid to mnemonic , mnemonic device
stanza of eight lines of heroic verse with the rhyme scheme abababcc ottava rima
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