What is another word for imagery?

Pronunciation: [ˈɪmɪd͡ʒɹˌi] (IPA)

Imagery is a term used to describe the use of vivid and descriptive language to create a mental image or picture in the reader's mind. There are a variety of synonyms that can be used instead of imagery, such as visualization, visual representation, mental picture, depiction, and portrayal. Other synonyms include figurative language, word painting, impression, and representation. Imagery can also be substituted with the use of sensory details or description, such as tactile, gustatory, olfactory, or auditory depictions. No matter which synonym is used, the goal remains the same: to create an immersive and engaging experience for the reader through the power of language.

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Usage examples for Imagery

An open discussion on "Numpholeptos," which took place some months ago, made me aware that my little abstract was less helpful even than its brevity allowed, because I had emphasized the imagery of the poem where it most obscured-or least distinctly illustrated-its idea; and I re-wrote a few sentences which I now offer in their amended form.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr
He acts on the supposition that, if the young want imagery, older men want rational thoughts.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr
It suggests not only the power of figuring to ourselves the shows of sense, but also that of imagery or the comparison of shows.
"The Literature of Ecstasy"
Albert Mordell

Famous quotes with Imagery

  • I think almost always that what gets me going with a story is the atmosphere, the visual imagery, and then I people it with characters, not the other way around.
    Ann Beattie
  • It's also reflective of a young person's religion or faith in that it's highly charged with sacramental imagery and with country imagery, because I was in the seminary for so many years in the country.
    Daniel Berrigan
  • I think I make better use of language and imagery than when I started out.
    Terry Brooks
  • If we do no mean that God is male when we use masculine pronouns and imagery, then why should there be any objections to using female imagery and pronouns as well?
    Carol P. Christ
  • Why does everyone cling to the masculine imagery and pronouns even though they are a mere linguistic device that has never meant that God is male?
    Carol P. Christ

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