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1 Imagery Figurative Language hyperbole oxymoron idiom simile metaphor personificationidiomAlliterationonomatopoeia
2 Simile Comparing two unlike things using “like” or “as” Ex: She is as stubborn as a mule!Two unlike comparisons: she, mule
3 I am hungry as a horse. You run like a rabbit. She is happy as a clam. She is happy as a clam.He is sneaky as a snake.
4 Now, you come up with 3 similes using the pictures below:
5 something by comparing it Metaphor:A way of describingsomething by comparing itto something else
6 MetaphorsMetaphors make stronger images than similes. When you use a metaphor, you are saying that person, place, or thing IS something else (not just like it).Examples:My sister is a dragon.OrThe mayor glared with eyes of ice.=?
7 The girl was a fish in the water. The clown was a feather floating away.Metaphor Game
8 PersonificationPersonification is giving human qualities, feelings, actions, or characteristics to other animals or to inanimate (non-living) objects.Ex: The wind sang her mournful song through the falling leaves.
9 The flowers danced in the wind. The friendly gates welcomed us.The Earth coughed and choked in all of the pollution.
10 Repetition of the first letter sound. Alliteration:Repetition of the first letter sound.Angela Abigail Applewhite ate anchovies and artichokes.Bertha Bartholomew blew big, blue bubbles.Clever Clifford Cutter clumsily closed the closet clasps.Dwayne Dwiddle drew a drawing of dreaded Dracula.
11 Stan the strong surfer saved several swimmers on Saturday. Tiny Tommy Thomson takes toy trucks to Timmy’s on Tuesday.Click here to read more alliterations.
12 A word that imitates a noise or action Onomatopoeia:A word that imitates a noise or actionsplash gush kerplunkmeow whack tickedpow quack moobang click swoosh
14 A contradiction used for descriptive purposes. OxymoronA contradiction used for descriptive purposes.Ex:Dangerously safe Live recordingFreezer burn Loud whisperPretty ugly Friendly argumentWe’re alone Jumbo shrimp
15 HyperboleAn exaggeration, or making things seem more extreme than they really were.Ex: He was as smelly as a skunk.We drove for hours looking for this place.
16 Hyperbole My face was as red as a fire truck. I was so hungry, I could have eaten a hippopotamus.
17 IdiomThe words in an idiom do not have their literal meaning. A culture understands an idiom to have special meaning.Example:“Don’t cry over spilt milk.”
19 ImageryThe use of vivid language to generate ideas and/or evoke mental images and emotion as well. (sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell)
20 Examples of Imagery• Sight: Smoke mysteriously puffed out from the clown’s ears.• Sound: Tom placed his ear tightly against the wall; he could hear a faint but distinct thump thump thump.• Touch: The burlap wall covering scraped against the little boy’s cheek.• Taste: A salty tear ran across onto her lips.• Smell: Cinnamon! That’s what wafted into his nostrils.
21 Figurative Language Game! Now, it’s time to play…..Figurative Language Game!