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1 IMAGERY METAPHORS SIMILES ONOMATOPOEIA ALLITERATION IDIOMS OXYMORONS HYPERBOLES

2 Imagery is writing that helps the reader: See Hear Smell Taste Feel Imagery is writing that helps the reader: See Hear Smell Taste Feel

3 School cafeteria during lunch hour An outdoor concert A public swimming pool The inside of a car stuck in traffic A busy restaurant School cafeteria during lunch hour An outdoor concert A public swimming pool The inside of a car stuck in traffic A busy restaurant

4 A metaphor is an indirect comparison of two objects WITHOUT using like or as. My grandfather is my guiding star who gives me direction in life. When he left his small town and moved to the city, Mark was a fish out of water. A metaphor is an indirect comparison of two objects WITHOUT using like or as. My grandfather is my guiding star who gives me direction in life. When he left his small town and moved to the city, Mark was a fish out of water.

5 In your groups, write your own metaphor for life then explain its meaning.

6 A simile is a statement that compares two unlike items using the words like or as. My life is like an open book. Time is like a thief that steals away years.

7 1. Keeping a secret is like………… 2. My steak was awful; it was like ………. 3. Fighting through the crowds during the holiday shopping season is like………… 4. Taking a test on a Monday is like ……………… 5. I am as happy as……

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9 A parrot A snake A frog A pig A dog A hen A parrot A snake A frog A pig A dog A hen

10 Alliteration is the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. She sells seashells by the seashore. Alliteration is the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. She sells seashells by the seashore.

11 Handsome Harry……………….. Studious students…………………. Clumsy Carol…………………….. Fancy Farah…………….. Tiny Tony…………….. Handsome Harry……………….. Studious students…………………. Clumsy Carol…………………….. Fancy Farah…………….. Tiny Tony……………..

12 An idiom is a word, phrase, or expression that has meaning beyond the literal meaning of the word(s). Its raining cats and dogs! I think its time to bury the hatchet. An idiom is a word, phrase, or expression that has meaning beyond the literal meaning of the word(s). Its raining cats and dogs! I think its time to bury the hatchet.

13 Hold your horses Lay down the law On pins and needles Hanging around Cracks me up Hold your horses Lay down the law On pins and needles Hanging around Cracks me up

14 An oxymoron is a figure of speech that brings together two contradictory (opposite) terms. Old news Original copy Plastic silverware Jumbo Shrimp An oxymoron is a figure of speech that brings together two contradictory (opposite) terms. Old news Original copy Plastic silverware Jumbo Shrimp

15 ILL WAR PEACEFULOUT INSIDEIMITITATION GENUINEHEALTH ILL WAR PEACEFULOUT INSIDEIMITITATION GENUINEHEALTH

16 A hyperbole is an extreme exaggeration. Ive told you a million times to clean up your room!

17 My dog is so mean………………. That test was so hard…………….. My friend is so lazy…………. That house is so big……….. It is so hot outside………

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