eye rhyme


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an imperfect rhyme (e

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This passage appears to present one of Hopkins's instances of eye rhyme, the reflected correspondence of parts that reveals an underlying unity of nature, which in turn may hint at, but can never fully contain, that which is beyond the material.
The notion of eye rhyme, therefore, entails much more for Hopkins than the matching of linguistic signs.
The pairing of anger and danger demonstrates the possibility of semantic kinship between eye rhymes.
The quiz at the end of this article adds yet another hundred duos of eye rhymes, further proving that simple pairs are sitting ducks easily flushed out.
Thus, the likes of rice-licorice, dual-individual, limb-climb, liar-familiar, dial-medial, rosy-leprosy, nasty-dynasty, tiny-destiny, nature-signature, reign-foreign, riot-patriot, trophy-dystrophy, near-linear, clear-nuclear, slaughter-laughter, jealousy-lousy, dragon-paragon, promise-compromise, and science-conscience-prescience do not qualify as eye rhymes.
Such examples are permitted because the convention for eye rhymes is that the viewer pretends to be deaf and focuses only on the identity of the crucial vowel and all succeeding letters.
The intrepid hunter-gatherer logologist experiences a tingling sensation when such a promising category of words comes into view, but capturing double eye rhymes presents no challenge.
Thus, the likes of rice-licorice, dual-individual, limb-climb, liar-familiar, dial-medial, rosy-leprosy, and cough-hiccough do not qualify as eye rhymes.
We permit such examples because the convention for eye rhymes is that the viewer pretends to be deaf and focuses only on the identity of the crucial vowel and all succeeding letters.