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Imagery is language that connects to the senses.
Writers use imagery to “unlock” a reader’s memory of a specific expirence.
Imagery can appeal to any of your senses.
Most imagery is partially visual.
Diction refers to a writer’s word choice.
A writer’s diction creates a tone , or mood, of a piece of writing.
Diction is important to imagery.
Diction can be formal or informal.
Formal diction is literal, using words that mean just what they say .
Formal diction is often used in informational texts.
Informal dictionuses more figurative language, including imagery .
It is commonely used in poetry.
Imagery is very common in poetry.
Often imagery appears in short stories and novels where writers use it to describe things.
Imagery appeals to your physical senses.