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Imagery

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Imagery

  1. 1. Imagery
  2. 2. Definition <ul><li>Imagery is the representation through language of sense experience. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Using words to describe things we normally experiences with our sense of sight, sound, taste, touch, smell, etc. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. The Senses <ul><li>Visual Imagery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Language used to represent an experience we normally perceive with our eyes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The lush green grass formed a living frame for a single white blossom . </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. The Senses <ul><li>Auditory Imagery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Language used to represent an experience we normally perceive with our ears. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The crashing and banging coming from the kitchen alerted me to the intruder’s presence. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. The Senses <ul><li>Olfactory Imagery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Language used to represent an experience we normally perceive with our sense of smell. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The spicy aroma of garlic and sautéed onions encircled me when I stepped into the room. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. The Senses <ul><li>Gustatory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Language used to represent an experience we normally perceive with our mouths through taste. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The sweet, tangy flavor of the orange candy swirled through me. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. The Senses <ul><li>Tactile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Language used to represent an experience we normally perceive through touch. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The rough, grainy surface abraded my skin. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. The Senses <ul><li>Organic Imagery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Language used to represent a physical experience we normally perceive internally such as hunger, thirst, fatigue, or nausea. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The swirling rumble of bitter regret seemed to crest and sway in a rough maelstrom within my stomach. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. The Senses <ul><li>Kinesthetic Imagery </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Language used to represent a physical experience we normally perceive through movement or tension. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The muscles in his arm bunched as he clenched his fist preparing to swing away at the alien. </li></ul></ul>

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