Presentation on theme: "Figurative Language Maci Barker. Simile Simile: comparing 2 unlike things using like or as Example: That ballerina is like a graceful flamingo happily."— Presentation transcript:
Simile Simile: comparing 2 unlike things using like or as Example: That ballerina is like a graceful flamingo happily dancing in the water.
Hyperbole Hyperbole: is where you exaggerate at or show a very strong felling or effect Example: I will love you forever and always
Alliteration Alliteration: the same constant sound as the words it comes before or after Example: Tommy was a tom boy who was raised by toads. Tommy always climbed trees and then tumbled on the way home.
Metaphor Metaphor: comparing 2 unlike things without using like or as Example: His heart is Antarctica.
Personification Personification: letting something non-human have human traits Example: The lake was tired and wrinkly this morning.
Onomatopoeia Onomatopoeia: sound words that go with words that describe that. Example: The lighting flashed after the thunder went BOOM!!
Idiom Idiom: expressions or sayings that don’t have the exact meaning Example: You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink it.