Examples of Onomatopoeia
These are words which sound like the action they describe.
Examples of onomatopoeia:
A personification is used to identify a concept or an ideology. The person is used as a working example of the ideas contained in the concepts.
Examples of personification
Voltaire is the personification of a philosophical satirist.
Magellan is the personification of an explorer setting out into the unknown.
Nelson Mandela is the personification of a person dedicated to his people.
Consonance has two basic grammatic meanings which are quite different:
- To be in harmony or complete agreement.
- Words using closely related sounds, and/or in a similar pattern.
Examples of consonance:
- The two parties were in consonance regarding the new arrangement, agreeing entirely with the principles of the resolution.
- (a) All, pall, mall, tall, weak, leak, teak, beak.
Note: There is also a musical term consonance, relating to harmonies and intervals between notes as a principle to define consonance or dissonance.