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  RhymeZone rhyming dictionary and thesaurus
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  Rhyme - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A rhyme scheme is the pattern of rhyming lines in a poem.
One of the earliest rhyming poems in English is The Rhyming Poem.
Rhyme was not used in Latin poetry until it was introduced under the influence of local vernacular traditions in the early Middle Ages.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rhyme   (1519 words)

 Rhyme - LoveToKnow 1911
RHYME, more correctly spelt Rime, from a Provencal word rim (its customary English spelling is due to a confusion with rhythm), a literary ornament or device consisting of an identity of sound in the terminal syllables of two or more words.
It was not until the invention of Blank Verse that rhyme found a modern rival, and in spite of the successes of this instrument rhyme has held its own, at all events for nondramatic verse, in the principal literature of Europe.
There is no doubt that the laws of rhyme, like other artificial regulations, may be too severe, but there is no evidence that the natural beauty which pure rhyme introduces into poetry is losing its hold on the human ear or is in any real danger of being superseded by accent or rhythm.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Rhyme   (1396 words)

 Guide to Verse Forms - Rhyme
Another form of internal rhyme has a word in the middle of one line rhyming with the the word at the end of a different line; this is sometimes called cross rhyme - which is liable to be confused with cross-rhyme, a particular kind of 4-line stanza.
One particular form of cross rhyme, in which the word at the end of one line rhymes with a line in the middle of the next, is common in Irish poetry, where it is known as aicill rhyme.
Rhyming a word in the middle of one line with a word in the middle of another is called interlaced rhyme.
www.noggs.dsl.pipex.com /vf/rhyme.htm   (2556 words)

 rhyme. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In the Middle Ages, end rhyme (rhyme at the end of a line), assonance (repetition of related vowel sounds), and alliteration (repetition of consonants, particularly at the beginning of words) were predominant in vernacular verse.
After 1300 rhyme came to be the outstanding metrical mark of poetry until the introduction of blank verse in the 16th cent.
Alliteration and assonance were both called rhyme by early writers, but today two words are said to rhyme only when the sound of the final accented syllable of one word (placed usually at the end of a line of verse) agrees with the final accented syllable of another word so placed.
www.bartleby.com /65/rh/rhyme.html   (540 words)

Rhyme is the repetition of the sound of one word or the last syllable(s) of one word in a second word or the last syllable(s) of a second word.
Feminine rhyme is also known as trochaic rhyme because it follows the pattern of a trochee and a perfect trochaic line must have this type of rhyme (although as stated above it is permissible to truncate the final foot to create a masculine rhyme).
Rhyme at the beginning or in the middle of a line is used to achieve effect much in the same way as alliteration.
www.scribblingrivalry.com /rsvp_rhyme.htm   (1269 words)

 Rhyme scheme - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A rhyme scheme is the pattern of rhyming lines in a poem or in lyrics for music.
It is usually referred to by using letters to indicate which lines rhyme.
A basic distinction is between rhyme schemes that apply to a single stanza, and those that continue their pattern throughout an entire poem (see chain rhyme).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rhyme_scheme   (358 words)

 virtuaLit: Elements of Poetry   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rhyme is perhaps the most recognizable convention of poetry, but its function is often overlooked.
Rhyme helps to unify a poem; it also repeats a sound that links one concept to another, thus helping to determine the structure of a poem.
There are varieties of rhyme: internal rhyme functions within a line of poetry, for example, while the more common end rhyme occurs at the end of the line and at the end of some other line, usually within the same stanza if not in subsequent lines.
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 LitGloss - R    (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rhyme is predominantly a function of sound rather than spelling; thus, words that end with the same vowel sounds rhyme, for instance, day, prey, bouquet, weigh, and words with the same consonant ending rhyme, for instance vain, feign, rein, lane.
End rhyme is the most common form of rhyme in poetry; the rhyme comes at the end of the lines.
Rhyme schemes are mapped out by noting patterns of rhyme with small letters: the first rhyme sound is designated a, the second becomes b, the third c, and so on.
bcs.bedfordstmartins.com /litgloss/LitGlosscode/litgloss_r.html   (673 words)

 The UVic Writer's Guide: Rhyme   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Two words are said to rhyme if their last stressed vowel and the sounds that follow it match (as in "afar" and "bizarre," "biology" and "ideology," or "computer" and "commuter").
Internal rhymes are rhyming words within a line: "The sails at noon left off their tune" (Coleridge, "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" [1797]).
A perfect rhyme is one in which the two sounds correspond exactly ("by hook or by crook").
web.uvic.ca /wguide/Pages/LTRhyme.html   (202 words)

This stanza manages a double rhyme, but at the expense of the nonsense of measles or whooping cough "imparing the sacred name," rather than simply "making sick." The absurd "sacred" is necessary for the meter.
Warped diction and syntax are not excused by rhyme and meter.
Most translation in rhyme are at this level, a fact that probably accounts for the general hostility to rhymed translation, even when the original rhymes, even when it is in a form such as the sonnet which seems to demand rhyme.
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 Mrs. Dowling's Literature Terms-Rhyme
Rhyme is the similarity in sound of the ends of words: the last stressed syllable and the following unstressed syllables (if any).
Rhyme is usually a structuring device in verse.
When rhyming verses are arranged into stanzas, we can identify the rhyme scheme by assigning letters each rhyme, beginning with a and proceeding through the alphabet.
www.dowlingcentral.com /MrsD/area/literature/Terms/Rhyme.html   (144 words)

 Tools for Analyzing Poetry   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rhyme is the repetition of a syllable or syllables with identical or very similar sounds at the end of words.
Rhyming words usually occur at the end of lines of poetry, although internal rhymes sometimes can be found.
When analyzing poetry, it is not enough to identify the formal rhyme scheme.
www.cnr.edu /home/bmcmanus/rhyme.html   (178 words)

I put this program together because I was tired of leafing back and forth through rhyming dictionaries for slant rhymes, imperfect rhymes, off-rhymes, or whatever else you want to call them.
Generally, you will first want to try to find a perfect rhyme, then rhymes with the same family ending; plosive (b, d, g, k, p, and t), fricative (ch, f, j, s, sh, v, z), or nasal (m, n, ng), and then, any slant-rhyme that works.
Also, remember it is very important to use a rhyme which doesn’t force the singer to place the accent on the wrong syllable of a word.
lyricpro.com /LyricProSlantRhymes.htm   (566 words)

 Glossary of Literary Terms
rhyme scheme (rime skeem): the pattern of rhyme used in a poem, generally indicated by matching lowercase letters to show which lines rhyme.
The rhyme scheme may follow a fixed pattern (as in a sonnet) or may be arranged freely according to the poet's requirements.
Instead of perfect or identical sounds or rhyme, it is the repetition of near or similar sounds or the pairing of accented and unaccented sounds that if both were accented would be perfect rhymes (stopped and wept, parable and shell).
www.uncp.edu /home/canada/work/allam/general/glossary.htm   (9849 words)

When the vowels in the final accented syllables of the two rhyming words and the consonants (if any) succeeding the vowel have exactly the same sound, it is called perfect rhyme, e.g.,
When rhymes are of two syllables or, more properly, when they are not accented on the last syllable or end in a final mute
nursery rhymes - nursery rhymes, verses, generally brief and usually anonymous, for children.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/ent/A0841753.html   (525 words)

As I said before, with many of these, all the lines rhyme except the last, I like the way a poem of that form sounds, especially when there's syllabic similarity in all of the lines.
B rhyme scheme, because of how long it is (while maintaining rhyme continuity) and because of the change in the rhyme.
Incidentally, I only included this poem in Rhyme because it was the category with the fewest poems which I thought it might be appropriate in, although it is structurally very dissimilar with every other poem here, which are all written in the same style, one I've not employed since they were all written!
members.aol.com /cbuhl/rhyme.htm   (831 words)

 Glossary of Poetic Terms from BOB'S BYWAY
Sidelight: By the 14th century, rhyme and meter displaced alliteration as a formal element, although alliterative verse continued to be written into the 16th century and alliteration retains an important function as one of a poet's sound devices.
Also called interlocking rhyme, a rhyme scheme in which a rhyme in a line of one stanza is used as a link to a rhyme in the next stanza, as in the aba bcb cdc, etc. of terza rima or the aaab cccb of "La Tour Eiffel."
A rhyme occurring in the terminating word or syllable of one line of poetry with that of another line, as opposed to internal rhyme.
www.poeticbyway.com /glossary2.html   (11123 words)

 Lynch, Literary Terms — Rhyme   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Of course not all poetry rhymes: classical Greek and Latin poetry never rhyme, for instance.
Most rhymes appear at the end of lines, but internal rhyme is the appearance of similar sounds somewhere in the middle of a verse.
Words in the middle can rhyme with other words in the middle or words at the end of lines.
andromeda.rutgers.edu /~jlynch/Terms/rhyme.html   (218 words)

 Audio Downloads : Rhyme /// AnalogX
Rhyme is, if you couldn't guess by the name, a rhyming program - or better yet, a rhyming dictionary program.
Type in any word (it knows more than 100,000!), tell it how many syllables to match (or phonemes), and click 'Rhyme'; it's that simple.
It can rhyme words forward, backwards, and with matching syllable counts.
www.analogx.com /contents/download/audio/rhyme.htm   (106 words)

 Preschool Nursery Rhymes about Animals
Early childhood education and preschool education lesson plans and activities are enhanced by this resource collection of nursery rhymes, fingerplays and action songs about animals.
Many of these poems and songs have withstood the test of time and are still popular with preschool children and their teachers.
This nursery rhyme is done with appropriate hand gestures, then the preschool children can all run about after the last verse.
www.preschoolrainbow.org /animal-rhymes.htm   (886 words)

 Streetplay.com: The Games > Clap and Rhyme
All you needed was a friend who either knew the rhymes and moves or was willing to learn them.
Each rhyme had its own variations, where you'd pat your shoulders, hands or thighs and clap hands with your partner.
Girls still play, reciting some of the same old rhymes with some new rhymes added in.
www.streetplay.com /thegames/clapandrhyme.htm   (142 words)

There was no rhyme or reason for what they did.
to treat in rhyme, as a subject; turn into rhyme, as something in prose.
to use (a word) as a rhyme to another word; use (words) as rhymes.
www.infoplease.com /dictionary/rhyme   (132 words)

 Lyrics Search: rhyme
...Take your time is the way I rhyme gonna make you smile...
...Write rhymes at ease while the tracks stand at attention (Attention)...
...Write rhymes at ease while the track stands at attention...
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