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Stylistic Devices – Onomatopoeia

word imitating a sound

The pronounciation of the word imitates a sound. Onomatopoeia is used because it's often difficult to describe sounds. Furthermore, a story becomes more lively and interesting by the use of onomatopoeia.

Examples:

Changed: 05th Mar 2014 13:07

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