Onomatopoeia for Everyone

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June 4, 2013 by WITS Editor

from artandego.com

from artandego.com

Each and every word comes with its own secret powers. Onomatopoeia is special device that a writer uses by choosing words that actually sound like what they mean. Here are a few examples:

the buzz of a bee

the jingle of a bell

the slam of a door

Here are a few examples of onomatopoeia that WITS students have used in their writing:

My Heart


Slow Beauty

Feel free to give onomatopoeia a try and share it in the comment section below.


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