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What is Onomatopoeia in literature?
Onomatopoeia is the formation or use of words such as buzz or murmur that imitate the natural sounds associated withactions they refer to. Other examples are 'boom', 'rattl…e','crackle', 'squawk', and 'snap'. Both verbs and nouns may both fallinto this category. For instance: The duck squawked at the dog. The duck gave a squawk of alarm when the dog approached. * For more detailed information concerning this subject, click onthe related links section indicated below. --- Onomatopoeia is the use of the consonant and vowel sounds of apronounced or "heard" word to imitate, and thereby emphasize orbring to a listener's or reader's imagination, the sounds thatmight actually be heard in what is being described. In that way, it is a literary device used to make writing or speechmore vibrant and effective. It depends on a listener's or reader'sability to hear the sounds of the words. Many words are onomatopoeic in and of themselves, such as "snap"and "scratch." However, the sounds used in speech don't need to beso obvious in order to still constitute onomatopoeia. Some considerations about onomatopoeia have to do with what ournatural sounds of speech remind us of. Phoneticians have classifiedconsonant and vowel sounds, and some basic facts seem to be true. The explosive consonant sounds (such as the sound of b , d , k , p and t ) seem to bringto mind more violent actions or percussive situations. Consider thefollowing sentence: "The horse trotted and clopped along on thecobblestones." In that, you can hear the horse's hooves on the hardroad, if you use your imagination. The sibilant consonant sounds (such as s , sh and f ) have a gentler sound, and are often used indescriptions of water or flowing motions: "The shore was washedwith every wave, revealing shells and sand with every pass." Inthat sentence, you can imagine the sound of ocean waves. The z sound is often used for buzzing sounds, but you don't have touse the word "buzz" to get across the idea: "The bees, a blurryswarming fuzz of wings, are hungry for pollen, and they warn me offwith the threat of stings." There are several n, ng and z sounds in that sentence, which help a reader or listenerto imagine the buzz of a bee. L sounds are often associated with running water. In thatsense, even the word liquid is onomatopoeic. Some research has also been done on how vowel sounds affect emotionor imagination. Vowel sounds range from low-pitched sounds, such as ahhh , to high-pitched, such as eee and ayyy .The lower pitched sounds generally contribute to a perception ofsomberness, slowness or sadness; while the higher pitched soundsgenerally convey a feeling of excitement or urgency: "He tried to steer clear, but the screech of tires and metalpierced his hearing." "The long and awful funeral march wound through the dark autumntoward the graveyard." Those example sentences combine several qualities of tone, cadenceand sound. But they illustrate how vowel sounds also can contributeto onomatopoeic effect. To recognize onomatopoeia, you must hear the words, eitherread aloud or in your imagination. To use onomatopoeia, youmust think of words that contain sounds that you think the readeror listener should hear, that would be appropriate for the actionor situation being described. This is a literary device which consists of a word which soundslike the sound it is representing. Some examples include 'whoosh'and 'boom'. Often times onomatopoeia is used to describe animalnoises such as 'oink' or 'ribbit'. Both are imagery type words thatappeal to the sense of sound. The words essentially imitate orsuggest the source of the sound that describes it. These auditorywords are meant to inspire readers to experience the context of thesentence more fully. Onomatopoeia is when it sounds like the words you are describinge.g zip slash bang --- Examples Here are some words or written sounds that may be consideredonomatopoeic: baa, bang, bark, beep, belch, boing, boom, bubble,burp, buzz, cackle, chirp, chomp, chortle, chuckle, clang, clap,clash, clatter, click, clip-clop, clunk, cock-a-doodle-doo, cough,crackle, creak, croak, crunch, ding, drip, fizz, flutter, gasp,groan, growl, grunt, guffaw, gurgle, hiss, honk, hoot howl, knock,knock, meow, moan, mumble, munch, murmer, mutter, neigh, oink,ping, pitter-patter, plink, plop, pop, purr, quack, ribbit, rip,roar, rumble, rustle, screech, shush, sizzle, slap, slither, smack,smash, snap, snarl, snore, snort, snuffle, splash, splat, splatter,splutter, squawk, squeak, squelch, thud, thwack, tick-tock,trickle, twang, tweet, waffle, whimper, whir, whiz, whoosh, woof,yawn, yelp and zip.
"Introduction : What is Literature?" Terry Eagleton If there is such a thing as literary theory, then it would seem obvious that there is something called literature w…hich it is the theory of. We can begin, then, by raising the question: what is literature? There have been various attempts to define literature. You can define it, for example, as 'imaginative' writing in the sense of fiction -writing which is not literally true. But even the briefest reflection on what people commonly include under the heading of literature suggests that this will not do. Seventeenth- century English literature includes Shakespeare, Webster , Marvell and Milton; but it also stretches to the essays of Francis Bacon, the sermons of John Donne, Bunyan's spiritual autobiography and whatever it was that Sir Thomas Browne wrote. It might even at a pinch be taken to encompass Hobbes's Leviathan or Clarendon's History of the Rebellion. French seventeenth-century literature contains, along with Comeille and Racine, La Rochefoucauld's maxims, Bossuet's funeral speeches, Boileau's treatise on poetry, Madame de Sevigne's letters to her daughter and the philosophy of Descartes and Pascal. Nineteenth-century English literature usually includes Lamb (though not Bentham), Macaulay (but not Marx), Mill (but not Darwin or Herbert Spencer). A distinction between 'fact' and 'fiction'; then, seems unlikely to get us very far, not least because the distinction itself is often a questionable one. It has been argued, for instance, that our own opposition between 'historical' and 'artistic' truth does not apply at all to the early Icelandic sagas. l In the English late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, the word 'novel' seems to have been used about both true and fictional events, and even news reports were hardly to be considered factual. Novels and news reports were neither clearly factual nor clearly fictional: our o~ sharp discriminations between these categories simply did not apply. Gibbon no doubt thought that he was writing historical truth, and so perhaps did the authors of Genesis, but they are now read as' fact' by some and 'fiction' by others; Newman; certainly thought his theological meditations were true, but they are now for many readers 'literature' .Moreover, if 'literature includes much 'factual' writing, it also excludes quite a lot of fiction. Superman comic and Mills and Boon novels are fiction but not generally regarded as literature, and certainly not Literature. If literature is 'creative' or 'imaginative' writing does this imply that history, philosophy and natural science a uncreative and unimaginative?
An onomatopoeia is a sound word. ex. Buzz, Boom, Bang, Crash, Zip
bang, boom, words that describe sounds such as the BUZZING of the bees, the HISSING of the cat, the SQUELCHING of my shoes in the wet mud
Literature is for fidning spence when he goes missin coz u dont wanna lose ur corbin
Literature is the writings having excellence of form or expression and expressing ideas of permanent or universal interest.
Literature may be defined as any written work, if taken in a broad sense. However, literature may also be referred to as scholarship on a given topic (such as "scientific …literature") or categorized as works of fiction, which is what is generally being referred to.
She is a famous nineteenth-century fantasy adventure novel by H. Rider Haggard.
Yes , "Fizz" is an onomatopoeia which is a word that mimics the sound .
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The answer is YES :o)
onomatopoeia is when a word sounds like its meaning so like splash bang boom woosh whir hope i answered your question
not to imitate a real sound
Ok first of all, literature is not a language. Literature is a subject in education.