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Figurative Language Techniques
Imagery Vivid describing words that tell what something looks like, sounds like, tastes like, hears like, feels like The chilly rain pounded outside my foggy window.
Hyperbole An extreme exaggeration His feet were bigger than Shaq’s!
Onomatopoeia Words that imitate sounds Bang! Wham!
Metaphor A comparison that makes two unlike things seem alikeJohnny’s plan was a recipe for disaster.
Personification Gives a nonhuman object the characteristics of a person The computer laughed as it lost all my work.
Simile A comparison that uses the words “like” or “as”The girl was as scared as a turkey on Thanksgiving Day.
Alliteration The repetition of beginning soundsMickey Mouse might like mushrooms.
Symbolism The use of symbols to convey a meaning beyond what is actually said A storm occurs during the part of a story where a character is having a fight, symbolizing the conflict.
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Simile A simile uses the words “like” or “as” to compare one object or idea with another to suggest they are alike. Example: busy as a bee.
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