assonance

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The tercets of this poem--with their intermittent slant rhyme (place/gaze/flash), hard, alliterating c's (coat/clean/carved/camera) and long, assonating a's (place/name/flame/gaze)--reverberate with the blues, those songs encoding defiance as well as lament.