Hamilton is unique in its use of complex rhyming lyrics. Joel Eastwood and Erik Hinton for the Wall Street Journal algorithmically break down the lyrics into sounds and then clusters into rhyme families. I haven’t seen the musical, but this makes me want to.
Rhyming schemes in Hamilton the musical
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