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Figurative Language

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Rizamae Hocog

on 29 January 2014

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Transcript of Figurative Language


A reference to a person, character, event, or a place. It also can refer to work of art or literature.
Example:I was surprised his nose was not growing like Pinocchio’s
Definition: a group of words established by usage as having a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words
(e.g., raining cats and dogs, see the light ).

Definition: Like a simile, a metaphor is a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind. But a metaphor does not use like or as.
Example:Her lovely voice was music to his ear
Definition: the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect.
Example: An ambulance driver goes to a night time bike accident scene and runs over the accident victim because the victim has crawled to the center of the road with their bike.
Definition:A figure of speech in which things are endowed with human qualities or are represented as possessing human form.

Example:The ocean danced in the moonlight.

Definition:A figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction.
Example: Faith unfaithful kept him falsely true.
Definition: the occurrence of the same letter or
sound at the beginning of adjacent or
closely connected words.

Example:Walter walked wearily while
wondering where Wally was.
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