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imagery hyperbole formsimile stanza Poetry Terms personification imagery hyperbole metaphor alliteration form onomatopoeia
Figurative Language: any language that goes beyond the literal meaning of words in order to furnish new effects or fresh insights into an idea or a subject
language that appeals to the senses; Imagery language that appeals to the senses; descriptions of people or objects stated in terms of our senses
Simile: a comparison between two unlike things using the words "like" or "as"
I am hungry as a horse. You run like a rabbit. She is happy as a clam. She is happy as a clam. He is sneaky as a snake.
an implied comparison between two Metaphor: an implied comparison between two relatively unlike things using a form of the verb “to be” (not using “like” or “as”)
The girl was a fish in the water.The clown was a feather floating away.
giving the qualities of a personPersonification: giving the qualities of a person to an animal, an object, or an idea
The flowers danced in the wind. The friendly gates welcomed us. The Earth coughed and choked in all of the pollution.
Alliteration: repeated consonant sounds occurring at the beginningof words or within words
Stan the strong surfer saved several swimmers on Saturday. Tiny Tommy Thomson takes toy trucks to Timmy’s on Tuesday.
Onomatopoeia: the use of words that mimic sounds
Yeeeeee Ahhhhhhhh Swish swish swish Chug chug chug!! Swish swish swish Chug chug chug!! Glippp Gluppp Gluppp
Hyperbole: an exaggerated statement used to heighten effect
She soared through the sky a million or more miles. It rained cats and dogs!
FORM the organization of words in a poem; the way the poem and its words look on a page
STANZA: group of words in a poem (kind of like a poem paragraph)
I am hungry as a horse. You run like a rabbit. He is sneaky as a snake. She is happy as a clam.
- not to be taken literally, or word for word - stirs up your imagination - adds depth and color to writing.
What is Figurative Language? And What are Idioms?
WHY DO WE USE FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE? Figurative Language.
Why Figurative Language? Authors use figurative language to help paint a picture for the reader. It creates vivid images within in the story Figurative.
What is it? Figurative language is a word or phrase that departs from everyday literal language for the sake of comparison, emphasis, clarity, or freshness.
Figurative Language simile metaphor personification onomatopoeia.
hyperbole Stan the strong surfer saved several swimmers on Saturday. Tiny Tommy Thomson takes toy trucks to Timmy’s on Tuesday. Alliteration.
Imagery Figurative Language hyperbole oxymoron idiom simile metaphor
Figurative Language Metaphor- states a fact or draws a verbal picture by the use of comparison. “Ann is a walking encyclopedia.”
Figurative Language The opposite of literal language is figurative language. Figurative language is language that means more than what it says on the.
I n t r o d u c i n g … Click on the arrow to go to the next slide.
Poet: The term used for an author of poetry. Stanza: Poem paragraph Line of Poetry: Single line of words in a poem. DOES NOT need to be a complete sentence!
Literary Devices simile personification metaphor Alliteration
Hyperbole Idioms Imagery Figurative Language simile assonance
Similes, Metaphors, and Personification. A writer’s tool Helps the reader visualize (see) what the writer is thinking Puts a picture in the mind.
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