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The courage that my mother had Went with her, and is with her still: Rock from New England quarried; Now granite in a granite hill. The golden brooch my mother wore She left behind for me to wear; I have no thing I treasure more: Yet, it is something I could spare. Oh, if instead she’d left to me The thing she took into the grave!— That courage like a rock, which she Has no more need of, and I have. Are there any uses of assonance in this poem?

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Firstly, we can observe the use of assonance in the line "Went with her, and is with her still" and "Now granite in a granite hill." Secondly, we can also see it in the lines "The golden brooch my mother wore" and "I have no thing I treasure more." These are the ways in which assonance is employed in this particular poem.