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Figurative Language

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Colin Armstrong

on 3 October 2012

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Transcript of Figurative Language

Figurative Language A metaphor is a comparison NOT using like or as.

An ice cream cone is heaven on
a hot summer day. Metaphor Idiom Onomatopoeia is a word used to represent a sound.

The car started with a loud BANG! Onomatopoeia Alliteration Hyperbole Personification is attributing human qualities to an inanimate object.

The leaves danced in the early morning breeze. Personification Colin Armstrong Simile A simile is a comparison using the words like or as.

The people were as tough as nails walking on hot coals. An idiom is a silly saying or phrase with a figurative or literal meaning.

My friend has a sweet tooth. Alliteration is repeating the same beginning sounds three or more times in a sentence or line .

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. A hyperbole is an exaggeration that couldn't necessarily happen.

My dog weighs a ton.
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