Onomatopoeia-the formation of a word by imitation of a sound made by or associated with its referent.
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Examples of onomatopoeia:
Diamante- a seven-line, diamond-shape poem based on two contrasting ideasThe Diamante Poem is arranged In a diamond pattern using seven lines in the following manner:
1. LINE 1 one word subject (noun)
2. LINE 2 two adjectives describing LINE 1 noun
3. LINE 3 three participles ending in -ing or -ed to decribe LINE I noun
4. LINE 7 one word growing out of or opposite to LINE 1 noun (another noun)
5. LINE 6 two adjectives describing LINE 7 noun
6. LINE 5 three participles ending in -ing or -ed to describe LINE 7 noun
7. LINE 4 four words – two related to the noun in LINE 1 and two related to the noun in LINE 7; they be arranged concurrently or alternately, as the originator of the poem wishes.