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What is a feminine rhyme?

Feminine rhyme is a rhyme on two or more syllables, the first stressed and the second unstressed such as, "mother/another", "ocean/motion", "hour/dower." They are used between the stressed rhymes (masculine rhymes) to create a rhythm. A feminine rhyme is also sometimes referred to as a double rhyme. In the rhyming words "fashion" and "passion" the first syllables are stressed rhymes while the ‘si... more

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