Anne Bradstreet: Poems

Why did Anne use assonance of the long "o" sound?

in her poem "To My Dear and Loving Husband"

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I suppose it gives a kind of "ode to" feeling. The sound flows through the poem giving a gentle tone to it. I feel like it lends security feelings that derive from home, love, hold...

I prize thy love more than whole mines of gold,

Or all the riches that the East doth hold.