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Imagery is visual symbolism, or figurative language that evokes a mental image or other kinds of sense impressions, especially in a literary work, but also in other activities such as psychotherapy.


There are five major types of sensory imagery, each corresponding to a sense, feeling, action, or reaction:

Other types of imagery include:


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