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Onomatopeoias in any chapter?What are a few examples of onomatopeoias in any chapter?

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Posted August 2, 2011 at 2:06 AM via web

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Onomatopeoias in any chapter?

What are a few examples of onomatopeoias in any chapter?

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lffinj | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Assistant Educator

Posted August 2, 2011 at 3:49 AM (Answer #2)

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Onomatopoeia is a literary device an author uses.  It is a word that imitates the sound it represents.  Some examples in Lord of the Flies include:

Chapter 1:  "Whizzoh!"

Chapter 2:  "Bong!"   "Doink!"

Chapter 11:  "Zup!"

 

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