Types of Imagery in Literature

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Types of Imagery in Literature by Mind Map: Types of Imagery in Literature

1. Visual Imagery

1.1. Imagery related to sight

1.2. Can paint a picture that the viewer can easily imagine

2. Olfactory Imagery

2.1. Imagery related to smell

2.2. Can evoke powerful memories

3. Auditory Imagery

3.1. Imagery related to sound

3.2. Not as commonly used, but mostly used with similes for comparrison

4. Tactile Imagery

4.1. Imagery related to touch

4.2. Very relatable because the reader has felt many things in his/her life

5. Gustatory Imagery

5.1. Imagery related to taste

5.2. Brings a personal touch to imagery by the reader's memories