Assonance is a stylistic literary device identified by the repetition of identical or similar sounding vowels in neighbouring words whose consonants are different.
  • A stitch in time saves nine.
  • Girl with a Pearl Earring.
  • Here at the small field’s ending pause.
Assonance used in the poem "Dust of Snow":
  1. The way a crow
  2. Shook down on me
  3. The dust of snow
  4. A change of mood
  5. And saved some part
  6. Of a day I had rued