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Words that create images using language that has deeper meaning than what the actual words express. There are several types of figurative language:
Types of Figurative Language
Simile Words that compare two unlike things using like or as.
Simile Happy as a pig in mud.
Metaphor A comparison of two unlikely things that actually do have something in common (without using like or as).
Metaphor A blanket of snow covered the street.
Metaphor Her laughter was music to my ears.
Metaphor He is a shady character.
Metaphor Life is a highway.
Metaphor You are the apple of my eye.
Metaphor A typical teenager’s room is a warzone!
Personification Giving human characteristics or qualities to an animal, object or abstract idea. The sun peeked happily behind the cloud.
Personification The trees danced in the wind.
Personification The car squealed happily down the highway.
Personification The angry sky roared and threw lightning around.
Personification The gentle wind softly kissed my cheeks.
Onomatopoeia Words that are sounds.
Hyperbole An extreme exaggeration
An expression in which words are used in unusual or non-literal ways to create vivid or dramatic effects, including humor.
Figure of Speech
Burning the candle at both ends.
Figure of Speech
A fair weather friend.
Idioms Words or phrases that cannot be taken literally.
Idiom He had his head in the sand.
Idiom It’s raining cats and dogs out there!
Idiom Don’t cry over spilt milk!
Idiom The early bird gets the worm.
Idiom You’re barking up the wrong tree.
Idiom Don’t put the cart before the horse.
Figurative Language “Figuring it Out”.
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Onomatopoeia Simile Metaphor Idiom Personification Hyperbole Imagery.
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