Masculine rhyme examples


Masculine rhyme accents the final syllable and typically contributes gravity to verse, while feminine rhyme offers a less severe, perhaps more lyrically playful alternative. Multisyllabic rhyme, on the other hand, adds intricacy to a text, as well as an unprecedented rhyming conundrum. Masculine rhyme A rhyme between two monosyllabic words, for example, "gab" and "blab," or between the final stressed syllables of polysyllabic words, for example, "connive" and "survive" Metaphor Rhyme Masculine rhymes. When masculine endings are rhymed (such as "dream" and "seem" in the previous example), the result is called a masculine rhyme (or single rhyme). In English-language poetry, especially serious verse, masculine rhymes comprise a majority of all rhymes. A rhyme between final stressed syllables (e.g. blow/flow, confess/redress). ‘Although as mentioned above masculine rhyme can have two syllables the major difference is the feminine rhyme always has two syllables and the stress is on the first syllable.’