Poetry Terms – Onomatopoeia

What are onomatopoeia?
Words that virtually replicate sound

What is the purpose of onomatopoeia?
The purpose is to create vivid effects.

What do poets often choose words according to?
The effects they wish to create influence poets in this way.

A well-picked onomatopoetic word may add what?
It may add both sense and sensuality to an image and phrase.