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1 CLICK Figures of Speech CLICK on the Title Simile ON ALL THE WORDS AlliterationmetaphorImageryPersonificationCLICKON ALLTHE WORDSHyperbole
2 Definition of a figure of speech A mode of expression in which words areused out of their literal meaning or outof their ordinary use in order to add beautyor emotional intensity or to transfer thepoet's sense impressions by comparing oridentifying one thing with another thathas a meaning familiar to the reader. Someimportant figures of speech are: simile, metaphor,personification, hyperbole and symbol.Click me!
3 Definition of an Simile SIMILE: A figure of speech in which an explicitcomparison is made between two essentiallyunlike things, usually using like, as or than.For example:Hot as the sun.Fat like a cow.Click me!
4 Definition of a Metaphor METAPHOR: A figure of speech in which a wordor phrase literally denoting one object or idea isapplied to another, thereby suggesting a likeness oranalogy between them, as.For Example:She has a heart of a lion.For me time is money.He has a heart of stone.Life is a rollercoaster.Click me!
5 Definition of personification PERSONIFICATION : A type of metaphor in whichdistinctive human characteristics, e.g., honesty,emotion, volition, etc., are attributed to an animal,object or idea, Personification is commonly usedin allegory.For example:My car was happy I gave it a bath today.The tree felt thirsty from the dry season.Click me!
6 Definition of Alliteration ALLITERATION:The repetition of usually initialConsonant sounds in two or more neighboring wordsOr syllables.For examples:Sally sells seashells by the subway.The wild and woolly walrus waits and wonders whenWe’ll walk by.Click me!
7 Definition of Hyperbole HYPERBOLE: A bold, deliberate overstatement.For example:I’ll give my right arm for a slice of pizza.I’m so hungry I could eat a million sandwiches.Click me!
8 Definition of Imagery Click me! IMAGERY: The elements in a literary work usedto evoke mental images, not only of the visualsense, but of sensation and emotion as well.For example:He fell down like an old tree falling down in astorm.They fought like cats and dogs.He could never escape from the iron grip of desire.Click me!