What is the repetition of middle consonant sounds in words called?
What is the repetition of the same sounds or of the same kinds of sounds at the beginning of words or in stressed syllables?
Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words is called alliteration. ex. Snow and Snarl, Cat and Kayak Repetition of consonant sounds in the middle of words is called consonance. ex. Police and Collection, Chamber and Liberate Repetition of vowel sounds in the middle of words is called assonance. ex. Snow and Police, Snarl and Kayak
The repetition of a vowel sound is called "assonance." For example: Aardvarks are ambushing Alex and Andrew aggressively. *Not every word has to have the same sound. The related term "alliteration" refers to either consonant or vowel sounds used as beginning sounds in a number of words. For example: Lola picked the lovely lilacs.
This is called consonance, where two or more similar consonant sounds appear in close succession within a line of prose or poetry. (if these sounds begin words, it is called alliteration) (using the sound of S is further classified as sibilance) (using the same phonemes is called internal rhyming) Example: The seven elves lived in various caverns near the village. (alliteration : A fortunate few find fame in the field.)