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rhyme

(rīm)
1. Correspondence in sound of the ends of words, e.g., smell, well, and foretell.
2. A poem in rhyme.
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In Russian, with multiple case endings and more elaborate conjugations than in English, to rhyme is comparatively easy phonetically but difficult literarily, because of the stringent expectations that the poet will not rhyme identical parts of speech (noun rhymed with noun, etc.
Although there can be historical or conventional connections between a given poetic device and a given attitude--like the prevalent attitude today toward rhyme--I doubt there can be any innate connection, since every conceivable attitude has been expressed by poets in one place or another in every conceivable poetic mode, from the most conventionally rhymed sonnet that was nevertheless avant-garde in its poetic thinking, in how it made meaning, to the freest free verse that is scarcely more than one individual poet's repetition of cliches both linguistic and existential.
17) Early Middle English poems, such as the Brut (late twelfth century), represent a transition from the old alliterative to the new syllabic, rhymed verse, and combine alliteration with internal and end-rhyme.
It remains to add that by extension words which end in vowels can be rhymed by a consistent system in which round vowels rhyme with one another--"now/throw," or "clue/saw"; as can closed vowels--"be/why" or "stay/cloy"; and, that the disyllabic rhyme so sticks out in English that it can acceptably be made a step more approximate, as in "bitter/enter/blunder"--perhaps it must be made more approximate, in order to avoid the comic feeling of limerick, or of W.
This poem, like most rhymed poetry, rhymes with arithmetic regularity: four stressed words in a line, any of which may be alliterated; 12 end-rhymes to a stanza; and five-stanza groups united by a refrain and joined to other groups by link-words from that refrain.
Maguire focuses on the two subgenres of tragicomedy which developed in the 1660s, the divided tragicomedy and the rhymed heroic play.
Although Campion's English lyric poetry, for the most part, is rhymed, it is often classical in reference and inspiration, to a great extent rejecting the medieval tradition of courtly love in favor of sensuality and eroticism.
Diekhoff identifies seventeen rhymed couplets and, in a poem of over ten thousand lines, it is possible that an argument might be made for the occurrence of a certain number of rhymes on the grounds of probability alone.