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Literary Terms for House on Mango Street ©2013 Worldwide Hock
Simile Comparison of two unlike things using like or as.
Idiom An expression (figure of speech) that does not mean what it literally says.
Alliteration Repetition of initial (first) sounds in a series of words
Onomatopoeia A word that imitates the sound it represents.
Metaphor Comparison of two unlike things without using like or as.
Hyperbole Exaggeration or overstatement.
Personification Giving human qualities to animals or objects
Symbol An object or action that means more than its literal meaning.
Simile Zach is like an oxstrong and buff.
Hyperbole Anthony Haselbauer is a giant!
Personification The curtains winked at me.
Idiom Its raining cats and dogs. Lauren is driving me up the wall.
Onomatopoeia Bam! Buzz. Hiss. Quack.
Symbol U.S. flag = freedom, American Dream, success, etc.
Alliteration Skylar sells seashells at the seashore.
Metaphor Ms. Dahms is the sunshine of my life.
Figurative Language By: K.W. Reed. Simile Ex. The puppy was as cute as a button. Simile – Using like or as to compare 2 unlike things.
Figurative Language By: Jordyn Hires. Simile Comparing to different things using like or as (or than). She looks like a toad.
By: Nathan Towery. Simile Uses to things to compare like or as. He is as slow as a turtle.
What is Figurative Language? Whenever you describe something by comparing it with something else, you are using figurative language. What is Figurative.
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Figurative Language Simile, Metaphor, Hyperbole, Personification, Alliteration, & Onomatopoeia.
Literary Terms. poetry: highly concise, musical, and emotionally charged language stanza: a group of lines in a poem speaker: the imaginary voice.
Predictable Poor as a church mouse. strong as an ox, cute as a button, smart as a fox. thin as a toothpick, white as a ghost, fit as a fiddle, dumb.
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Purple Team Rocks!. Types of Figurative Language Adages and Proverbs Alliteration Dialect Hyperbole Idiom Imagery Metaphor Mood Onomatopoeia Personification.
Simile A simile uses the words “like” or “as” to compare one object or idea with another to suggest they are alike. Example: busy as a bee.
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE WHEN YOU USE WORDS IN AN IMAGINATIVE WAY TO EXPRESS IDEAS THAT ARE NOT LITERALLY TRUE.
K. Sloggett Glencoe Public Schools Onomatopoeia It is the naming of a thing or action by a vocal imitation of the sound associated with it: Animal.
Do Now: Review for Mid-term. Sensory details are bits of information that you collect through your five senses Sensory Details.
Figurative language By: Madison, Liz, and Sheila.
Literary Devices - Figures of Speech Foldable 1. Here is the answer: repeating the first sound in words. What is the question?
From: addonis fort. Personification An animal given human-like qualities or an object given life-like qualities The sun was smiling down on me.
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE. The repetition of vowel sounds but not consonants. Examples: The cat sat on a mat. ASSONANCE.
Figurative Language Definitions GLE Recognize and understand basic literary terms (e.g., simile, metaphor, setting, point of view, alliteration,
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