Euphony is refers to the use of words and phrases that are pleasing to the ear and create a harmonious, melodious effect in language. Euphony can be achieved through a variety of techniques, including the use of alliteration, assonance, consonance, and onomatopoeia. It is often used in poetry and other forms of creative writing to create a sense of musicality and beauty in language. Euphony can also be used to convey a sense of calmness, peace, and tranquility, and to create a pleasant or soothing effect on the reader or listener.

Examples of Euphony:

“The murmuring of innumerable bees” – John Keats, “Endymion”

“I wandered lonely as a cloud” – William Wordsworth, “Daffodils”

“The sun came up upon the left, out of the sea came he” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”

“And then the whining school-boy, with his satchel, And shining morning face, creeping like snail, Unwillingly to school” – William Shakespeare, “As You Like It”

“Sea waves are green and wet, But up from where they die, Rise others vaster yet” – J.R.R. Tolkien, “The Sea-Bell”

4 thoughts on “Euphony”

  1. Try making a long list of words and phrases that are particularly beautiful. Its interesting. I have always liked the words ambrosia. Also, the words “all calm” in All Calm on the Western Front.

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