Anaonance In The Song 'Uptown Girl'

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Over the years, many poets and songwriters have used assonance to improve their writing. Assonance allows the poems to flow and be easily remembered. Writers want their works to be remembered and adding words that sound alike helps them accomplish this. The song “Uptown Girl” uses assonance throughout the entire song. The use of assonance makes the song sound catchy and professional. The uses of assonance helps writers by supplying words that sound like they rhyme. The difference between rhyme and assonance is words that use assonance do not rhyme. In “Uptown Girl”, Billy Joel uses assonance with the words “girl” and “world”. These words do not actually rhyme, but the use of them and how they are pronounced gives the illusion they rhyme. Using

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