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Onomatopoeia

  1. 1. Onomatopoeia Poetry Writing Aiden Yeh, PhD Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages Image: http://www.buzzle.com/img/articleImages/348001-37320-27.jpg
  2. 2. The sounds a dog makes Image: http://northridgefourthgrade.blogspot.tw/2012/05/edgar-allen-poe-onomatopoeia-poems.ht
  3. 3. Onomato- what? • on·o·mat·o·poe·ia [on-uh-mat-uh-pee-uh, mah-t‐ uh ]‐ Show IPA • Noun 1.the formation of a word , as cuckoo, meow, honk,  or boom,  by imitation of a sound made by or associated with its referent. 2.a word so formed. 3.the use of imitative and naturally suggestive words for rhetorical, dramatic, or poetic effect.
  4. 4. Learning Goal • To learn as many sound words in a snap • To read onomatopoeia poems that will make you chuckle • To write onomatopoeia in a swoosh!
  5. 5. Evocative Language Poets are charged with creating works that are highly evocative. They use images that demonstrate emotions and ideas, either literally or metaphorically. Creative language is one of the tools that the best poets employ to get a point across. Consonance, alliteration and rhyme are often discussed, but among the most evocative choices in poetry is the use of onomatopoeia. http://examples.yourdictionary.com/examples-onomatopoeia-poems.html
  6. 6. Image: http://www.michellehenry.fr/Onomatopoeia.jpg
  7. 7. http://concretepoemsforkids.com/onomatopoeia-poems-for-kids-2.0wi http://bionicteaching.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/04/tigerroar.jpg
  8. 8. Words that Mimic Sounds
  9. 9. Words that Mimic Sounds • buzz • splish-splash • flitter-twitters • hushes • cuckoo • ring-ring • achoo • bang • fizz • hiss • ticktock http://examples.yourdictionary.com/examples-onomatopoeia-poems.html •click •quacked •tap •zip •beep •boink •slurp •boom •vroom •whinny •sizzle •whisper
  10. 10. http://www.teacher-of- literacy.com/pptimages/Onomatopoeia/_thumbs_lrg/Onomatopoeia%20(4).JPG
  11. 11. http://examples.yourdictionary.com/examples-onomatopoeia-poems.html
  12. 12. http://cache2.artprintimages.com/p/LRG/32/3213/SQP1F00Z/art-print/onomatopoeia.jpg
  13. 13. • How many word sounds can you find? http://www.docstoc.com/docs/63265328/Onomatopoeia-Worksheets
  14. 14. http://www.funny-poems-for-free.com/onomatopoeia-poe
  15. 15. http://www.mywordwizard.com/onomatopoeia-poems.html
  16. 16. Just get your sounds right! http://www.michellehenry.fr/mooo.jpg
  17. 17. And sometimes, it’s not all that funny http://www.poetrysoup. com/poems/best/Onom atopoeia
  18. 18. Pre-writing Task • Try to write as many new sound words as you can • Write something that is not on the list • Be original • Write your newly created sound words on your blog • 15 minutes
  19. 19. In-class Task • Write a 4-8 line onomatopoeia • Describe what the poem is about • Check your sounds- are they the real produced sounds? • Check rhyme and rhythm
  20. 20. Assignment • Write a 3-4 stanza onomatopoeia • Add illustrations • Add a brief description of your poem
  21. 21. Other Sources • http://www.poetry4kids.com/blog/news/onoma • More samples, http:// www.voicesnet.org/displayonepoem.aspx?poe =216902

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