Onomatopoeia (16 words)

Literary/ Cultural Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume : WORLD HISTORY AND IDEAS: A CROSS-CULTURAL VOLUME.

Context

The use of words to imitate non-verbal sound, for example 'hiss', 'bang', 'pop' or even 'kerpow'.

Citation:
Editors. "Onomatopoeia". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=793, accessed 10 December 2016.]