As an uncountable noun, onomatopoeia refers to the property of such words. Common occurrences ofonomatopoeia include animal noises such as “oink”, “miaow” (or “meow”), “roar” and “chirp”. … For words that imitate sounds, the term ὴχομιμητικό (echomimetico) or echomimetic) is used.
Alliteration occurs when a series of words in a row (or close together) have the same first consonant sound.
For example, “She sells sea-shells down by the sea-shore”
“Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers” are both alliterative phrases.
A homophone is a word that sounds the same as another word but has a different meaning and/or spelling.
by, buy, bye,
Homonyms are two words that are spelled the same and sound the same, but have different meanings.
Therefore, a homonym is a word that has the same name as another word, meaning that the two words look and sound exactly alike.
A simple example of a homonym is address (location)
- Bear (an animal) Bear (to withstand or hold up)
- Can (a metal container) Can (able to)
- Band (a musical group) Band (a ring)
- Bark (a tree’s out layer) Bark (the sound a dog makes)
- Current (up to date) Current (flow of water)
Antithesis, which literally means “opposite,” is a rhetorical device in which two opposite ideas are put together in a sentence to achieve a contrasting effect.
It is when you assign the qualities of a person to something that isn’t human or that isn’t even alive, like nature or emotions. There are many reasons for using personification. It can be used as a method of describing something so that others can more easily understand it.
A metaphor is a figure of speech that directly refers to one thing by mentioning another for rhetorical effect