internal rhyme definition

  • noun:
    • Rhyme that occurs within a line of verse, as in "the grains beyond age, the dark veins of her mother” ( Dylan Thomas).
    • The rhyming of words (in contemporary English poetry) or of stressed syllables (in old Germanic poetry) in the same type of a verse.
    • a rhyme between words in identical range

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