Another group of o-words which constitute special cases and should be discussed before the analysis of the phonosymbolic role of stops is performed, is a group of onomatopoeic
words (many of which function both as nouns and verbs) ending in a Consonant+l cluster (as in bubble, crackle, rattle, whistle, etc.
It's all wrapped up in onomatopoeic
language and delightful Edward Lear-style nonsense.
Kapralova makes only minimal use of onomatopoeic
, programmatic effects, and when she does it is always with ingenuity and musical wit (the bustle of Jarni pouti [Spring Fair], the three different stylisations of bird songs in Koleda [Carol], Rodny kraj [Native Landscape] or in Pisen milostna [Love Song]).
We might chalk this up to the credit of the translator rather than the author, were there not enough instances of onomatopoeic
exclamations and salacious cussedness to remind us of the Dutch propensities of the original.
examples include pwdu, to sulk, and twp - thick.
But he was also composing and performing poetry during this period, cobbling disjointed phrases and snatches of onomatopoeic
sounds into free-form verses that evoke both nursery rhymes and the variegated din of Roman life.
If at times he sounds hushed, Brown soon reaches for his trademark onomatopoeic
delivery - there are more grunts and squeals than in a ladies doubles match at Wimbledon.
As for Haas, such a maturation was very slow; having a civil job, he had little time for composing, and maybe that is why his works seem to be so sound, thoughtful and coherent: Program the 2nd String Quartet "From Monkey Mountains", filled with onomatopoeic
elements, was a reminiscence of his summer stay in the "Ceskomoravska vrchovina" (Czech-Moravian Hills, called the "Monkey Mountains" in the jargon spoken in Brno).
Get pummelled by thirty one-minute-long tracks demonstrating that speed metal and Carl Stalling's onomatopoeic
Director GyUrgy Pclfi's camera simply follows the insects, animals and villagers of a small rural community as they go about their daily business, frequently returning to the old man hiccuping (the title's the Hungarian onomatopoeic
sound) on the creaky bench outside his cottage watching the world go by.
We're concentrating on the sound of our voice, the rhythm, the tone, the assonance or consonance we might be using, the alliteration or the onomatopoeic
phrasing we might throw into our discourse, rapidly the riffles are rattling in the Tory Party
Music and onomatopoeic
sounds accompany these "silent movies," creating compelling visual poems, emotionally and psychologically charged ruminations on the world left behind in the aftermath of apartheid.