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Sarah Grissom and Kelli Mitter September 19,2011
Simile Simile-using like or as to compare 2 things. Example : I was snug as a bug in my blanket.
Metaphor Metaphor : Comparing 2 things without using like or as; something is something else. Example :He is the sun of her sky.
Hyperbole Hyperbole- Using exaggerations. Example: I ran liked greased lightning.
Onomatopoeia Onomatopoeia –Sound word Example : The thunder boomed then the lightning cracked.
Alliteration Alliterations-Repetition of beginning sound. Example: The cat crawled under the car.
Personification- Giving human qualities to something not human. Example: The camera loves me! Personification
Idiom Idiom-A well known expression. Example : I was saved by the bell.
Practice Problems! 1. Which of these 3 sentences are a simile? A. I ate cake for lunch B. Her hair is a rats nest. C. She is blind as a bat. 3. Write a hyperbole. ________________ 2. Does a metaphor have like or as in it? _________________ 4. What is a sound word? _________________
Practice Problems!(continued) 5. Is this an personification? -The round apple is pink. True -or- False 6. Is this alliteration? My cat Cassidy came home. _____________________ 7. Circle the idiom. a) The man macaroni in the morning. b) Keep your head held high. c) Her hair is a rats nest.