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Onomatopoeia

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Rebecca Meyer

on 6 December 2013

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Transcript of Onomatopoeia

Figurative Language
Simile
Personification
By: Rebecca Meyer, Roman Coronado, and Cristian Pesqueira
Onomatopoeia
The use of words whose sounds
imitate the sound of the thing being named.
Attributing animation to something
inanimate.
Treating a thing or abstract quality
as though it were a person.
A common figure of speech
that explicitly compares two things usually considered different.
Most similes are introduced by
"like" or "as"
*fast
like
a runner
*slow
as
a turtle
ex: the cars movie
Metaphor
ex: comic books
ex: a poem using like or as
ex: a poem not using like or as
The same thing as a similie, except it does
not use like or as.
* education
is
your future
* laughter
is
medicine
Alliteration
Hyperbole
Oxymoron
Idioms
Obvious, extravagant exaggeration or over statement.
Example: My mom will kill me
A matter of speaking that is natural to the native speakers or the language.
Example: Don't let the cat out of the bag.
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words or within words.

A figure of speech in which two contradictory words or phrases are combined in a single expression.
The End
ex: tongue-twister
ex: antonyms
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