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Transcript of Figurative Language
A comparison of two unlike things, using the words
The boy ran
a little peanut!
a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're
gonna get." (Forrest Gump)
A comparison of two unlike things,
using the words
I can't believe you ate it all yourself! You're such a hog!
Little Jimmy is the
Figurative Language Lesson
is smoking hot!!!
When human qualities are given
to a plant, animal, or thing, so it
like a "person."
The shiny red Ferrari in the
over to take a spin.
She did not realize that
at her door.
Chapter 2: Figurative Language
Chapter3: Figurative Language
Chapter 4: Figurative Language
Chapter 1: Figurative Language
A word that imitates a sound
or an action.
My feet were about to fall off after walking that trail. (Original Example)
If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away... (Matthew 5:29)
"Look into your heart, and you'll find that the sky is yours." (Jason Mraz, "I'm Yours")
"Today was a fairytale." Taylor Swift
"Katniss, the girl is on fire." (Cinna, "The Hunger Games")
If you haven't had enough figurative language fun, check out the link below for a game to test your new-found knowledge.
4. LR 3.5 Define figurative language and identify its use in literary works.
5. R 1.5 Understand and explain the figurative and metaphorical use of words in context.
5. LR 3.5 Describe the function and effect of common literary devices.
ELACC4L5a: Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors in context.
ELACC5L5a: Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
and before we
knew it, it was time to
Animal and People Sounds:
1) In your D.O.L. notebook, please write
two onomatopoeias, similes, metaphors,
and personifications (8 total).
2) Then write the meaning of all eight. :)