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    Do you consider this quote to contain assonance?

    "I am the father of excellence and plenty"

    Also, is there a word for Polysyllabic words like excellence that repeat vowel sounds?
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    (Original post by JPO92)
    Do you consider this quote to contain assonance?

    "I am the father of excellence and plenty"

    Also, is there a word for Polysyllabic words like excellence that repeat vowel sounds?
    Yes, but it's not the best example. The words are harder to pick out in my head for some reason... :dontknow:
    There's definitely something in the e's.

    And I'm not aware of another word - your way of describing it seems fine :fluffy:
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    Yes, but it's not the best example. The words are harder to pick out in my head for some reason... :dontknow:
    There's definitely something in the e's.

    And I'm not aware of another word - your way of describing it seems fine :fluffy:
    It's the 'eh' sound in excellence and plenty. Like you say, it's not a beautiful example, but it's the best I can find in the chapter I'm analysing although I will go back and have a second look. Thanks! :chaplin:
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    It's the 'eh' sound in excellence and plenty. Like you say, it's not a beautiful example, but it's the best I can find in the chapter I'm analysing although I will go back and have a second look. Thanks! :chaplin:
    I picked up the 'ee' in the and plenty, too - it's probably just my accent or the fact I'm half asleep... :giggle:
    Everything depends on your accent and how you read it :yep:
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    I picked up the 'ee' in the and plenty, too - it's probably just my accent or the fact I'm half asleep... :giggle:
    Everything depends on your accent and how you read it :yep:
    Haha you're quite right! I will be sure to factor that in, it might make a useful point about interpretation by the reader actually! Thank you!
 
 
 
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