Consonance refers to repetition of sounds in quick succession produced by consonants within a sentence or phrase. The repetitive sound is often found at the end of a word. Consonance is the opposite of assonance, which implies repetitive usage of vowel sounds.

He struck a streak of bad luck.

11 thoughts on “Consonance”

    1. Consonance is repeated sounds at the beginning of words, assonance is repeated vowel sounds in the middle of words

  1. I have been taught that consonance is a repeated consonant sound in the middle or end of the word, which distinguishes it from alliteration.

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