Chaucer's Assonance

Author / Editor
Adams, Percy G.

Title
Chaucer's Assonance

Published
JEGP 71 (1972): 527-39.

Description
Exemplifies the varieties and density of assonance in Chaucer's poetry, commenting on assonance in French, Italian, and English predecessors, and on Chaucer's uses of assonance in combination with other devices of sound and emphasis.

Chaucer Subjects
Style and Versification
Sources, Analogues, and Literary Relations