Hello Rhymes!

Hi Everyone! mother goose

How many types of rhymes are there? 

  • Assonant rhyme – This is the rhyming of vowels in words but with different consonants. It is sometimes referred to as a slant rhyme. Examples include tip and limp, dank and bat, bowl and home.
  • 3 men in boatConsonant rhyme – This is the rhyming of consonants but not vowels. Examples include bell and ball, dump and damp, meter and miter, mile and mole.
  • Dactylic – This rhymes the third syllable from the end. One example is Aristophanes and cacophonies.
  • Eye rhyme – The rhyming in this type is based on spelling and not sound. Examples are: move and love, cough and bough, food and good, death and wreath.
  • Feminine rhyme – Also referred to as double, triple, multiple, extra-syllable, Mary had a little lambextended, this has different beginnings of the words, but rhymes latter syllables. Examples include backing and hacking, tricky and picky, moaning and groaning, generate and venerate.
  • Head rhyme – Also called alliteration or initial rhyme, this has the same initial consonant at the beginning of the words. Examples are blue and blow, sun and sand, merry and monkey.
  • Identical rhyme – This is rhyming a word with itself, but often refers to a different meaning. An example is in Emily Dickinson’s “Because I Could not Stop for Death.”

The above information is from Your Dictionary.com 

WOW! What a list.

What is your favorite nursery rhyme or rhymes?

Hickory Dickory Dock – Lyrics
Hickory, dickory, dock
The mouse-holding-sunshine-balloon-transparentran up the See the source image.
The clock struck one
The mouse ran down
Hickory, dickory, dock.

Hickory, dickory, dock
The mouse ran up the clock.
The clock struck two
And down he flew
Hickory, dickory, dock.

Hickory, Dickory, Dock is also a novel written by Agatha Christie.
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