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Example of Slant Rhyme

Slant rhyme, aka prosody or half rhyme is a poorly defined poetic form relating to consonance and similar sounding multiple words at the end of lines. Best known user of slant rhyme was Emily Dickinson. Slant rhyme is used to get over the handicaps and limitations of formal rhyme usage, and to allow better and more natural flow of words. . Slant rhyme has come into fashion in hip hop lyrics.

Examples of Slant Rhyme:

Active syllables are the primary method of rhyming:

Park- start
Deep- creek
Wake- great