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Figurative Language English 10 Poetry Unit
Figurative Language Figurative language is language that is not meant to be understood literally. To understand figurative language, you must think about it!
Metaphor A metaphor states that one thing is another thing and has a tenor, ground and vehicle.
Simile A simile is a type of metaphor that compares two unlike things using like or as _________ as etcetera.
Personification Personification is giving human characteristics to something that is not human.
Are the following expressions examples of Personification SimileSimile Or Metaphor?Metaphor?
The Alarm clock went off like a bomb!
The ants marched home.
S he ’ s as mad as a hatter!
Sun went to bed!
The moon is a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas.
She was as quiet as a mouse.
The trees whispered to each other in the darkness.
The frog’s tongue moved like lightening.
She ate the mountain of food greedily.
Oxymoron An oxymoron is a two word statement where the two words contradict each other.
Paradox A paradox is a statement that seems to be impossible.
Pun A pun is a deliberate confusion between two words or phrases that sound the same. Puns are usually meant to be jokes.
Are the following expressions examples ofOxymoronParadox OrPun?
The people we love the most often become those we hate the most.
Deep down he's really very shallow.
Police were called to a daycare where a three- year-old was resisting a rest.
Sometimes it proves the highest understanding not to understand. Gracian
Some children think that their parents are all no-ing.
They have ears but hear not.
I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it hit me.
Man must choose to be rich in things or in the freedom to use them. Ivan Illich
Love It vs. Loathe It – page 3 7:55 – 8:30 Love ItLoathe It Make a “T-chart” on the next page of your writers journal. Make a list to complete the columns.
7 th Grade Language Arts. Figures of Speech Figures of speech are words or phrases that describe one thing in terms of something else. Figures of speech.
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.
Figurative Language “Figuring it Out”. Figurative and Literal Language Literally: words function exactly as defined The car is blue. He caught the football.
Figurative Language “Figuring it Out”.
Literary Terms for Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.
Figurative and Literal Language Literally: words function exactly as defined The car is blue. He caught the football. Figuratively: figure out what it.
Figurative language By: Madison, Liz, and Sheila.
The Search for Similes and Metaphors..
Simile A comparison using words such as “like” or “as”
POETIC DEVICES and FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
What are the SIX types? Simile Metaphor Personific ation Hyperbol e Alliteratio n Idiom.
Figurative Language Saying something other than what you literally mean for effect.
Go Figure! Exploring Figurative Language Figurative Language …cannot be understood word for word. …takes many forms. …usually compares two unlike things.
Poetry Boot Camp Terms Figurative Language. Simile A comparison of two unlike things through the use of like or as.
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