OnomatopoeiaPoetry WritingAiden Yeh, PhDWenzao Ursuline College ofLanguagesImage: http://www.buzzle.com/img/articleImages/348001-37320-27.jpg
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Onomato- what?• on·o·mat·o·poe·ia[on-uh-mat-uh-pee-uh, mah-t‐ uh ]‐ Show IPA• Noun1.the formation of a word, as cuckoo, meow, honk, or boom, by imitation of asound made by or associated with its referent.2.a word so formed.3.the use of imitative and naturally suggestive words forrhetorical, dramatic, or poetic effect.
Learning Goal• To learn as many sound words in a snap• To read onomatopoeia poems that willmake you chuckle• To write onomatopoeia in a swoosh!
Evocative LanguagePoets are charged with creating works thatare highly evocative. They use imagesthat demonstrate emotions and ideas,either literally or metaphorically. Creativelanguage is one of the tools that the bestpoets employ to get a point across.Consonance, alliteration and rhyme areoften discussed, but among the mostevocative choices in poetry is the use ofonomatopoeia.http://examples.yourdictionary.com/examples-onomatopoeia-poems.html