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”