actual lexical items that rely on a similarity between sound and meaning.
‘non-words’ that work in the same way as lexical onomatopoeia.
a sequence of words beginning with the same sound.
the repetition of vowel sounds for effect.
the repetition of consonant sounds for effect.
The main consonant groups are:
Plosives - b, p, t, d, k, g
Fricatives- f, v, s, z, sh
Africatives- ch (church), dj (judge)
Nasals- m, n, ng
Approximants- r, j, w
the ways in which text producers play with sounds and their effects.
a word that sounds the same as another word or words.
the replacing of one phoneme by another for a desired effect.
the basic unit of sound from which language is constructed.