Consistency

Posted by Kirsten Gibbs on October 3, 2019
  • Repetition is one kind of consistency.   A six-sigma production line, churning out identical widgets by the thousand.

    Rhyme is another kind of consistency.  Similar, but different.  Assonance, consonance, alliteration.   Particularly pleasing variations within a coherent whole.

    Both types of consistency are needed.  But they need to be in the right place.

    On the whole, humans work better with rhyme than repetition.

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