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Words to rhyme with : a rhyming dictionary : including a primer of prosody, a list of more than 80,000 words that rhyme, a glossary defining 9,000 of the more eccentric rhyming words, and a variety of exemplary verses, one of which does not rhyme at all / Willard R. Espy.

Espy, Willard R. (Author). Hargraves, Orin. (Editor).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0816063036
  • ISBN: 9780816063031
  • ISBN: 0816063044
  • ISBN: 9780816063048
  • Physical Description: xix, 683 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 3rd ed. / updated by Orin Hargraves.
  • Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2006.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
You'd be a poet, but you hear it's tough? -- Author's note -- To Charles F. Dery: Dedication -- Acknowledgments -- Foreword to the new edition -- Preface -- Introduction: Rhythm and meter -- Rhyme -- Stanza -- Metric line -- Forms of lyric verse -- Word play in rhyme -- Caution: Identicals do not rhyme -- How to use the list of rhyming words: Determined the sort of rhyme you need -- Determine the vowel sound your rhyme -- Begins with -- Determine the sound pattern that follows the stressed syllable of your source word -- Finer points -- Single rhymes -- Double rhymes -- Triple rhymes -- Glossary -- How Dreka's blotting-case fathered a glossary -- To use the glossary effectively, remember that -- Appendix A: Meaning of the number keys -- Appendix B: Additional words ending in -mancy.
Summary, etc.:
A comprehensive resource for poets and songwriters containing over eighty thousand words, both common and obscure, and is divided into single, double, and triple rhyme, with helpful information on poetic technique.
Subject: English language > Rhyme > Dictionaries.
English language > Versification.

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