Presentation on theme: "Figurative Language Comparison using like or as Giving a thing the qualities of a person When your hear the word, it sounds like its meaning. Words begin."— Presentation transcript:
Figurative Language Comparison using like or as Giving a thing the qualities of a person When your hear the word, it sounds like its meaning. Words begin with the same sound An exaggerationComparison without using like or as Something small stands for something large Sentences begin with the same word or phrase Words paired together that contradict themselves
Hyperbole I was starving to death. Her hair was taller than my whole body. She gave us a ton of homework.
Simile He ran like a deer. He’s as silly as a monkey.
Metaphor He monkeys around in class. He galloped across the room.
Onomatopoeia Hiss, ring, whoosh, hum, zip
Anaphora I have a dream. I have a dream that one day we will live in peace. I have a dream that my children will not be judged.
Oxymoron Deafening silence Small crowd Modern history
Alliteration Her hair helped her hit the high notes. The water’s waves washed over us.
Symbolism Water = rebirth, purification, life, cleansing The U.S. flag = freedom, patriotism Heart = love
Personification The sun slapped his eyes. The window winked at me. The proud tree stood strong.