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Poetic Sound Devices
Transcript of Poetic Sound Devices
The use of words or expressions to exaggerate or alter conventional meaning
words which imitate sounds
words and phrases used by authors and poets as a way to play with language.
repeat in the middle of words, typically with different consonants following the repeated vowel.
sonants repeat in the middle or end of words.
When the first sounds in words repeat.
19 June 2014
me now! With fier
: a, e, i, o, u, and sometimes, y
: all non-vowels
p by sl
l the n
d, the n
d for sp
d. –Tom Cruise (Top Gun)
The use of words and details by a writer or author in order to appeal to a reader's senses of sight, touch, taste, hearing, smell and emotion.
eashells by the
I'm so hungry I could eat a horse.
You could fry an egg on the sidewalk outside with this heat.
The author's use of vivid and descriptive language to add depth to his or her work
The attribution of giving
human-like qualities to an inanimate object or
A direct comparison of two unlike things using “like” or “as.”
A direct comparison between two unlike things, stating that one is the other or does the action
of the other.
"The Walrus and the Carpenter"
Read the poem as the song plays,
and box any verses that were left
out from the original poem.