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Imagery Devices

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Description
A rhetorical mode based in the five senses. It aims to re-create, invent, or present something so that the reader can experience it.
Visual Imagery
descriptive language that appeals to the sense of sight.
Olfactory Imagery-
descriptive language that appeals to the sense of smell.Gustatory Imagery- descriptive language that appeals to the sense of taste.
Tactile Imagery-
descriptive language that appeals to the sense of touch.
Auditory Imagery-
descriptive language that appeals to the sense of sound.
Euphony-
any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds. Alliteration, assonance, rhyme all create euphony.
Cacophony-
harsh, jarring, discordant sound; dissonance
Onomatopoeia
a figure of speech in which natural sounds are imitated in the sounds of words. Simple examples include such words as buzz, hiss, hum.
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds at the beginning of words