Which one of the following phrases is an example of consonance?
(a)From rest and sleep,which but thy pictures be (b)sometime too hot the eye of heaven shines (c)Drink to me only with thine eyes (d)River birch and upland beech.
- 1 decade agoFavorite Answer
(a) and (d)
Because consonance means a close similarity between consonants or groups of consonants, especially at the ends of words, e.g. between "strong" and "ring"
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Only 'd' is consonant as both the meter and pronunciation of the two phrases 'river birch' and 'upland beech' are similar.
- shogunlyLv 51 decade ago
(B) sometimes too hot the eye of heaven shines
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river birch and upland beech is a half rhyme .
- Anonymous7 years ago
River birch and upland beech, is the correct answer. (Penn Foster)Source(s): Penn Foster Exam