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TYPES OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
Transcript of TYPES OF FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
BY: Serena S. Lowe 11.20.2013
DEFINITION: Use "like" or "as" to compare two unlike things.
EXAMPLE: "He sings as beautiful as a bird."
DEFINITION: Describe one thing as if it were something else.
EXAMPLE: "He's drowning in his paperwork."
DEFINITION: An expression or phrase that cannot be understood by the meaning of it's separate words.
EXAMPLE: "Don't let him get your goat."
DEFINITION: Gives human qualities to something nonhuman.
EXAMPLE: Dog With a Blog-Stan (the dog):"TYLER!!"
DEFINITION: An exaggerated statement used to heighten effect.
EXAMPLE: "She's faster than the speed of light."
DEFINITION: The repetition of constant sounds at the beginning of words.
EXAMPLE: "How much stuff can u stuff in a stuffie till your stuffies stuffed enough stuff?" -Commercial
DEFINITION: The use of words that imitate sounds.
DEFINITION: See images.
EXAMPLE: "The sun reaches down to touch the bright orange horizon."