Assonance Quiz Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Email Definition & ExamplesQuizFlashcardsWorksheets 1. Which one of the following four definitions best describes the rhetorical figure assonance? The repetition of stressed vowels The repetition of stressed consonants The repetition of stressed vowels and stressed consonants The repetition of stressed vowels, but not of following consonants 2. Which of the following four proverbs doesn’t contain assonance? A rolling stone gathers no moss. A stitch in time saves nine. A house is not a home. It is a silly fish that is caught twice with the same bait. 3. During which literary periods poets commonly used assonance as a substitute for rhyme? Romanticism and Augustan Age Elizabethan Age and Romanticism Early Celtic and Modern times Augustan Age and Symbolism 4. Which one of these four authors is generally hailed for his masterful use of assonance? Dylan Thomas John Donne William Blake Robert Graves Loading … (Further Reading: Quiz Collection of All Literary Devices) Write A Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.