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Figurative Language Language not meant literally but use for emotional effect or emphasis
Hyperbole It was a zillion degrees below zero.
Simile Example: “…the rug that smells like low tide.
Metaphor A direct comparison between two unlike things
Personification giving an animal or object human-like characteristics.
Metaphor Example: "You are a cloud.”
Hyperbole Extreme exaggeration not to be taken literally, often used for humorous effect
Simile Comparing two unlike things using like or as
Personification The book jumped out of my hands.
Metaphor a comparison between two or more things that doesn't use the words like or as.
Oxymoron Old news
Onomatopoeia “Bang. Squirrel stew tonight!”
Symbol Something that on the surface is its literal self but which also has another meaning
Hyperbole Example: “I keep tripping over everything. Cracks in the sidewalk, ants on the sidewalk, shadows, anything.”
Symbol Example: “…how we got to be Freak the Mighty slaying dragons and fools and walking high above the world.”
Personification Example: “…until the last spark dies”
Oxymoron When contradictory words are used together
Irony an outcome of events contrary to what was, or might have been, expected.
Simile a comparison between two or more things using the words like or as.
Alliteration Repetition of initial consonant sounds.
Allusion It was as if Jack Frost had moved in with us.
Malapropism misusing words ridiculously, especially by the confusion of words that are similar in sound.
Irony We expect Kenny to be happy when Byron gets his gloves back, but he is sad for Larry Dunn.
Onomatopoeia When a word sounds like the sound it is naming.
Malapropism I’ll be the laughing sock of the whole school!
By AJ Daley Mrs. J. Johnson language arts 7th period
Figurative Language Cheat Sheet
How to Read Poetry Language Arts 8 Notes.
Figurative Language Review.
Elements of Poetry Vocabulary
Appreciating Narrative Writing
POETIC DEVICES and FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE: Poetic Devices English / Marshall.
Figurative Language.. Personification – An animal given human like qualities or an object given life –like qualities. Ex. Now if the sun’s smiling down,
Question and Answer. TRUE or FALSE? Poetry is the only genre of literature that uses figures of speech.
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE WHEN YOU USE WORDS IN AN IMAGINATIVE WAY TO EXPRESS IDEAS THAT ARE NOT LITERALLY TRUE.
Good Morning! Please grab both worksheets on your way and write down your homework. Have quick write journals & vocab books.
You can type your own categories and points values in this game board. Type your questions and answers in the slides we’ve provided. When you’re in slide.
Figurative Language Techniques
Figures of Speech Writers use Figures of Speech or Figurative Language to give color and imagination to ordinary words. These are literary devices used.
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE. The repetition of vowel sounds but not consonants. Examples: The cat sat on a mat. ASSONANCE.
Literary Devices. Theme The idea about life that is revealed in a work of literature. The “moral” A theme is not the same as the plot! Example:
Figurative Language Definitions GLE Recognize and understand basic literary terms (e.g., simile, metaphor, setting, point of view, alliteration,
Figurative Language Flipbook First Name Last Name Class Period.
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