Definition of the noun Pararhyme
What does Pararhyme mean as a name of something?
- A verse form in which the consonants of two words are the same, but the corresponding vowels are different
- synonym: half rhyme
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Paul Muldoon (2004)
Critical Essays by Tim Kendall, Peter McDonald
As 'The Mud Room' beautifully demonstrates, pararhyme is a valuable resource in a poetry ...
A Poet's Glossary (2014)
by Edward Hirsch
A pararhyme is a form of near rhyme in which all the consonants are the same but the vowels are different (as when Wilfred Owen pairs blade with blood, ...
A Dictionary of Stylistics (2014)
by Katie Wales
pararhyme. One of a confusing group of terms differently and overlappingly used in LITERARY CRITICISM to refer to kinds of imperfect RHYMES. (1) With some critics pararhyme appears to be synonymous with HALF-RHYME and ...
by Peter Auger
pararhyme The matching of final and initial consonants of a word with different vowels: e.g. pocket/packet, ...
by J. A. Cuddon
pararhyme. The repetition in accented syllables of the final consonant sound but without the correspondence of the vowel sound. Therefore it is a form of consonance (q. v.), which is also known as approximate, embryonic, imperfect, near, ...
by James Persoon, Robert R. Watson
From Keats, Owenhad learned the technique of slant rhyme,in which only the final consonants match, whichhe later developed into pararhyme andmadehisown. Pararhyme isconsonantal rhyme, with onlythe vowels varying, as in"Arms and ...
Linguistics Encyclopedia (2004)
by Kirsten Malmkjaer
onomatopoeia: theuseof wordswhichsoundlike 'natural' sounds: buzzing bees pararhyme:CVC tick tock ploce/plousi/: free intermittent repetition poetic heightening:using language in a way which is perceived as particularly dignified; ...
The Twentieth Century by Eric L. Haralson
“America”isa mannered poem, with decoratively alliterative opening lines andinternal rhymeand pararhyme.Written inthe present tense, McKay's response to Americaischaracterized ...
by Alex Preminger, Frank J. Warnke, O. B. Hardison Jr.
PARARHYME. See NFAR ...
Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite
pararhyme P n. partial rhyme between words ...
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Scrabble value of P3A1R1A1R1H4Y4M3E1
The value of this 9-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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