What is the repetition of vowel sounds called?

Answer In rhetoric, assonance refers to the repetition of vowel sounds, according to American Rhetoric. Assonance can occur in adjacent words, such as "hot spot," or in succession, like "the need for spee... Read More »

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What is the mark over a long vowel called?

A straight line over a vowel, indicating a long sound, is called a macron. Diacritical marks such as the macron are usually only taught in connection with vowels. The short vowel symbol, a curved l... Read More »

What is the repetition of vowel sounds in non-rhyming words called?

The repetition of sounds in non-rhyming words -- either the same vowel sound with different consonants or the same consonants with different vowels -- is called assonance. Both prose and poetry wr... Read More »

What are the spelling rules for the words with the 'ei' vowel cluster?

The old rule, "i before e, except after c" is as valid as the other nonsense rules such as not beginning a sentence with "and" or "but" or "hopefully". And that's about the validity of those bogus ... Read More »

How to Write in Vowel Cipher?

The vovel cipher, is where you take the vovels: A, E, I, O, U, and also Y, and W and replace them with a different twoor more letter combination.