Consonance in Literature: Definition & Examples


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What are the two types of rhyme?

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1. Which words show exact rhyme?

2. Which pair shows consonance?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will assess your knowledge of consonance in literature. To pass the test, you'll need to know the two types of rhyme, be able to recognize consonance, and understand reasons for using consonance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will assess your knowledge of the following:

  • The two types of rhyme
  • Exact rhyme
  • Examples of consonance
  • What sound is different in words showing consonance
  • Uses for consonance in poetry

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on consonance
  • Making connections - understand the concept of consonance in poetry
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding different types of rhyme
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about uses for consonance in poetry

Additional Learning

To learn more about this literary device, review the accompanying lesson on Consonance in Literature. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define consonance
  • Examine the use of consonance in poetry
  • Review examples of consonance