What are examples of consonance and assonance in lines 1 and 2 of "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night"?

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Consonance occurs in poetry when the poet uses the same consonant sound repeatedly, often on stressed syllables and at word ends. In line one, Dylan Thomas uses a repeated "t" sound in not, gentle, into, that, and night. The effect is percussive and adds emphasis to the line's effect as an admonition. In line two, there is consonance present in the repeated sound of "d" in old, should, and day. It should be noted that the d's and t's are present in both of the first two lines, which intensifies the sound effect.

Assonance occurs in poetry when the poet uses the same vowel sound repeatedly, often on stressed syllables and at the end of words. There is less assonance employed in these two lines than consonance. The "o" sound in do, into, and goo d is the same. It should...

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