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Onomatopoeia and Alliteration

Onomatopoeia and Alliteration






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    • Using Sound Devices to Enhance a Poem
      Onomatopoeiaand Alliteration
    • The use of words to imitate sounds, or suggest a particular meaning
      What is Onomatopoeia?
    • Examples of Onomatopoeia
    • “The Bells”By Edgar Allen Poe
      Hear the sledges with the bells-Silver bells!What a world of merriment their melody foretells!How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle,In the icy air of night!While the stars that over sprinkleAll the heavens, seem to twinkleWith a crystalline delight;Keeping time, time, time,In a sort of Runic rhyme,To the tintinnabulation that so musically wellsFrom the bells, bells, bells, bells,Bells, bells, bells-From the jingling and the tinkling of the bells.
      In your notebooks, write down the examples of Onomatopoeia.
      • Tinkle, tinkle, tinkle
      • Tintinnabulation
      • Repetition of bells
      • jingling
      Examples of Onomatopoeiain “The Bells”
    • “Cynthia in the Snow”By: Gwendolyn Brooks
      It SHUSHESIt hushesThe loudness in the road.It flitter-twitters,And laughs away from me.It laughs a lovely whiteness,And whitely whirs away,To beSome otherwhere,Still white as milk or shirts,So beautiful it hurts.
      In your notebook, write down examples of onomatopoeia.
      (Bonus: Notice any examples of alliteration?)
      • Hushes
      • Slushes
      • Flitter twitters
      • Whirs
      • hurts
      Examples of Onomatopoeiain “Cynthia in the Snow”
    • Alliteration is the repetition of certain sounds at the beginning of a word or within a word
      What is Alliteration?
    • Examples of Alliteration
    • “The Raven”By Edgar Allen Poe
      Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary,Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore,While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping,As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.`'Tis some visitor,' I muttered, `tapping at my chamber door -Only this, and nothing more.'Ah, distinctly I remember it was in the bleak December,And each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor.Eagerly I wished the morrow; - vainly I had sought to borrowFrom my books surcease of sorrow - sorrow for the lost Lenore -For the rare and radiant maiden whom the angels named Lenore -Nameless here for evermore…
      With a partner, discuss examples of Alliteration in this poem.
    • Create a Poem using Onomatopoeia
      What are some possible topics?
      Your Assignment