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Figurative Language By: K.W. Reed
Simile Ex. The puppy was as cute as a button. Simile – Using like or as to compare 2 unlike things.
Hyperbole Ex. He is fatter than an ox. Hyperbole – exaggerating to show strong feeling.
Alliteration Ex. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. Alliteration – the repetition of the first consonant sound in words.
Metaphor Ex. Her room is a pigsty. Metaphor – comparing two things without using like or as.
Personification Ex: The flowers smiled at me. Giving human traits to objects or ideas
Onomatopoeia Ex: Woof, Meow, bang, boom Words that represent the actual sound of something
Idioms Ex: It is raining cats and dogs outside. Expressions that don’t mean what they say.
Understatement Ex: This won’t hurt a bit. Expressions that have less strength than expected
Figurative Language Mr. Cotton Alliteration Alliteration is the repetition of a single consonant in the alphabet (as in "Peter Piper picked a peck.
September,19,2011 Figurative Language Practice
By: Rebecca Reeves. Uses like or as to compare two things. She is as white as a ghost.
Figurative Language By: Jordyn Hires. Simile Comparing to different things using like or as (or than). She looks like a toad.
By: Nathan Towery. Simile Uses to things to compare like or as. He is as slow as a turtle.
By AJ Daley Mrs. J. Johnson language arts 7th period
Literary Devices simile personification metaphor Alliteration
Figurative Language The opposite of literal language is figurative language. Figurative language is language that means more than what it says on the.
Elements of Poetry Vocabulary
Figurative Language Simile, Metaphor, Hyperbole, Personification, Alliteration, & Onomatopoeia.
Elements of Style A look at literary devices Figures of Speech Expressions that are not literally true, but suggest similarities between unrelated.
Alliteration Onomatopoeia Sound Devices Created by Lori Peace.
Examining Figurative Language
Figurative Language. What Is Figurative Language? Devices in writing to make it more interesting to the reader. Creates a more vivid picture in the reader’s.
POETIC DEVICES and FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
Poetic Devices The tools poets use to enhance their poetry.
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE WHEN YOU USE WORDS IN AN IMAGINATIVE WAY TO EXPRESS IDEAS THAT ARE NOT LITERALLY TRUE.
Making what we read and write “sing”. Imagery Using the five senses to describe (descriptive language, lots of adjectives)
By:Niya Burton. Simile Example: My cousins breath smells so bad in the morning it like a naked demon walking in his mouth. Comparison of two things using.
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