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What words or phrases appeal to your senses?


Question Answer
Words and phrases that appeal to the senses are called what? sensory details
Most imagery is partially __________. However, it is just as important to understand imagery that appeals to other senses. visual
The imagery in this passage appeals mostly to what sense? smell

What words appeal to your senses?

Sensory Details Word List

  • Sight. bleary. blurred. brilliant. colorless. dazzling. dim. dingy. …
  • Sound. bellow. blare. buzz. cackle. cheer. clamor. clang. …
  • Touch. balmy. biting. bristly. bumpy. chilly. coarse. cold. …
  • Taste. appetizing. bitter. bland. creamy. delectable. delicious. flavorful. …
  • Smell. acrid. aroma. aromatic. fetid. foul-smelling. fragrant. moldy.

What includes words and phrases that appeal to the five senses?

Imagery consists of descriptive words and phrases that re-create sensory experiences for the reader. Imagery usually appeals to one or more of the five senses— sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch—to help the reader imagine exactly what is being described.

What are the 5 sensory words?

Sensory details are words that stir any of the five senses: touch, taste, sound, smell, and sight.

What is a sensory phrase?

Sensory language simply refers to words or phrases that create a connection to one or more of the five senses: sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch. It’s a descriptive language that plays on the reader’s senses and is tailored to invoke mental images by engaging the reader’s mind on multiple levels.