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Imagery is descriptive language using one or more of the senses. In literature, imagery can refer to figurative language, including metaphors and similes. Senses that can be expressed through descriptive imagery in poetr... More »

An example of an imagery sentence is, "The morning air was damp yet crisp and the intermittent drizzling rain only added to the gloomy, wet and haggard feeling," which is imagery that describes the place that the charact... More »

The following speech from Mark Antony is a piece of imagery from Act 5 of William Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar:" "Villains, you did not so, when your vile daggers / Hack'd one another in the sides of Caesar: / You show'd... More »

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Imagery is the use of figurative language in literature in such a way that it appeals to the senses. It is used in several different literary techniques, such as metaphor, onomatopoeia and personification, in order to ma... More »

An example of an imagery sentence is, "The morning air was damp yet crisp and the intermittent drizzling rain only added to the gloomy, wet and haggard feeling," which is imagery that describes the place that the charact... More »

Thomas Hardy uses the literary devices of imagery, irony and repetition in his poem, "The Man He Killed." These devices help the poet express his anti-war sentiments. More »

Sensory images, known as “imagery” in literature, are when an author uses descriptive language to engage one of the reader’s five senses. This makes a piece of writing more powerful because the reader can easily picture ... More »