Imagery & 5 senses

IB English A: Language & Literature: Imagery & 5 senses

Writers appeal to our senses through the use of imagery. Mistakenly, we often think of imagery as a poetic device that appeals to our sense of sight. Imagery, however, can appeal to all five senses: sight, sound, smell, taste and touch. Single words can evoke multiple senses, making a literary work come to life in the mind of the reader. In Part 4 we aim to develop close reading skills. This includes noticing the effects...

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