2What is figurative language? Figurative language is a technique that ________________ use to paint a picture for the ________________.the authorthe readerThere are six type of figurative language we’ll learn about. They are:SimileMetaphorPersonificationIdiomHyperboleCliché
3Simile Simile sounds like the word ______________ which the writer says the words are.It _______________ two things using the words “like” or “as”similarcompares
4Similes cont.nThe leprechaun was happy as a lark when he found his clover.Sonic the Hedgehog ran like the wind.
5Metaphors A metaphor is very much like a _________. It is used to compare two things, but you don’t use _______ or ____.The word _____ is usually used in a metaphor.similelikeasis
7Personification The main clue in personification is the word _______. Personification mean to give a ____________ thing human characteristics.personnon-living
8PersonificationThe wind howled on the cold blustery winters day.
9Hyperbole Hyperbole is something larger than ______. life extreme Hyperbole is an ______________ exaggeration.
10Hyperbole cont…SARAH CYNTHIA SYLVIA STOUT WOULD NOT TAKE THE GARBAGE OUT
11IdiomA phrase that we, in our culture, ___________, but an outsider might not.Idioms usually have different ____________ from what they’re actually saying.understandmeanings
12Idioms cont… To cry wolf: That’s all she wrote! -To give a false alarm Don’t count your chickens before they hatch.-To give a false alarm-The end of the story.-Don’t get excited about things or expect things before they happen.
13Cliché A cliché is a phrase that we hear very _______. often We hear them so much we get ________ of them after a while.oftentired
14You try!Pick a single topic. Write an example of each type of figurative language for your topic.Example: BaseballSimile-His stance was like perfection.Metaphor-The pitch was a torpedo.Personification-The ball saw its way through the infield.Hyperbole-He hit that ball a mile!Idiom-A clean-up hitterCliché-Three up, three down