Stylistic Devices – Onomatopoeia
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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.
- The lion roared.
- The steaks sizzled in the pan.
- The bomb went off with a bang.
Changed: 10th Dec 2010 19:37