Onomatopoeia is the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named (e.g., cuckoo, sizzle ). Onomatopoeia refers to words that imitate the sounds associated with the objects or actions they refer to. Onomatopoeia is often used within poetry because of its sound effects. The sound of onomatopoeia can evoke emotion that can help a poems rhthm and rhyme.
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