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Even the assonant pattern of long "o"s in this sequence artfully reflects the surprise of "Oh
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The classic definition of the romance is a Hispanic narrative ballad, most frequently in assonant couplets of 16 syllables each, divided into octosyllabic hemistichs.
Tasso offered a major source of Romantic and modern poetics, not only in his persona and his thematic of misfortune and alienation, but in the musical values of his lines, where, like Baudelaire, he explored assonant resonance and the evocative power of language within the constraints of traditional versification.