Sound Devices Review

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Sound Devices Review
#1
Identify the term/device:
A pleasing arrangement of sounds
• euphony
#2
Identify the device being used:
Bow-wow. Crackle. Buzz. Zoom.
• onomatopoeia
#3
Identify the literary device being used:
“Barber, baby, bubbles, and a bumblebee”
(Dr. Seuss, Dr. Seuss’s ABC: An Amazing
Book)
• alliteration
#4
Identify the term/device:
The repetition of similar sounds, usually
consonants, at the beginning of words.
• alliteration
#5
Identify the device being used:
“And so, all the night-tide, I lie down by the side/
Of my darling, my darling, my life and my
bride.”
(Edgar Allan Poe, "Annabel Lee“)
• assonance
#6
Identify the device being used:
“Poetry is old, ancient, goes back far. It is
among the oldest of living things. So old it
is that no man knows how and why the
first poems came.”
(Carl Sandburg, Early Moon)
• assonance
#7
Identify the device being used:
“Green is gold”
“Her hardest hue to hold”
“Dawn goes down to day”
(Robert Frost, “Nothing Gold Can Stay”)
• alliteration
#8
Identify the device being used:
“How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, / In the icy air
of night!; To the tintinnabulation that so
musically wells / From the bells, bells,
bells, bells, / Bells, bells, bells / From the
jingling and the tinkling of the bells.”
(Edgar Allan Poe, “The Bells”)
• onomatopoeia
#9
Identify the device being used:
• “Once upon a midnight dreary while I pondered
weak and weary”
• “Rare and radiant maiden”
• “And the silken sad uncertain rustling of each
purple curtain”
• “Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood
there wondering, fearing, / Doubting, dreaming
dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before”
(Edgar Allan Poe, “The Raven”)
• alliteration
#10
A harsh, unpleasant combination of sounds
• cacophony
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