Presentation on theme: "FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE. #1 SIMILE A simile is one kind of figurative language. It makes a comparison of two unlike things using the words “like” or “as”."— Presentation transcript:
Give me a hand IDIOM EXAMPLES Hit the books Keep an eye on you You're pulling my leg Cat's got your tongue Zip your lip Cold turkey Wear your heart on your sleeve In the doghouse When pigs fly Put your foot in your mouth On pins and needles I'll be there with bells on Bite off more than you can chew Toss your cookies
#4 METAPHOR Compares two things WITHOUT using like or as
#5 ALLITERATION Several words in the same sentence that begin with the same sound or letter Example: Tongue Twisters
ALLITERATION VIDEO/ TOM THE CAT http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTy5ayjD4EE
BETTY BOTTER TONGUE TWISTER Betty Botter bought some butter, "But," she said, "this butter's bitter; If I put it in my batter, It will make my batter bitter; But a bit of better butter, Better than the bitter butter Will but make my bitter batter better." So she bought a bit of better butter, Better than the bitter butter, and made her bitter batter better.
Alice’s aunt ate apples and acorns around August.
Becky’s beagle barked and bayed, becoming bothersome for Billy.