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Group 2 BHS 4B I SHAMPOO (Figurative Language)

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1) Break a leg!
2) You can't judge a book by its cover.
3) Let the cat out of the bag.
An idiom is non-literal meaning.
Idiom
Hyperbole
Definition: an exaggeration
Examples
1) Brad's suitcase weights a ton!
2) I can smell that pizza from a mile away.
3) The school day lasts forever!
4) Kashia has a million pairs of shoes.
Alliteration by Ashly Gellinger
Definition-the repeating of the same letter or sound at the beginning of the word

Examples-Carrie's cat continuously clawed Claire's couch.

Hopefully Hannah's house has heat.

Lizzie's lizard like liking limes.

Brad's boring bird bites Brittney.


Simile

Definition: Comparing one thing to another thing of a different kind.

Examples:
1. Bryce is as brave as a lion.
2. His dog is as small as an ant.
3. Trey is as busy as a bee.
4. Brad has reflexes like a cat.
5. These examples are as clear as mud.
THS English 10
I SHAMPOO (Figurative Language)
Metaphor
Personification
Oxymoron
Onomatopoeia
Understatement
Pun

Definition-

figure of speech where it contradicts each other
definition- a word that represents a sound.
example- boom, buzz, meow, cuckoo, honk, crash
Comparing something without using like or as.
Giving a nonhuman thing human characteristics.
Examples
1. Living dead
2. Walking dead
3. Slow turtle
4. Alone together

A joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words that sound alike but have different meanings.
Definition-

A understatement is a figure of speech writers use to make a situation seem less important than it really is.


Examples-

I will be right back in 5 minutes and you

deserts are sometimes hot, dry and sandy, while describing deserts of the world.


cristy gallegos
The woods are getting ready to sleep.
You're a dime!
She is a beautiful summer's day.
His swag is fresh!
His game is killer!
Her hair is a pillow.
And blushing birds go down to drink
The fire swallowed the entire forest
Atheism is a non-prophet organization.
Well drilling is a deep subject.
A prisoner's favorite punctuation
mark is the period.
It marks the end of his sentence.
Metaphor
Kade C
Denise Ragnoni
Alex Windhorst
Understatement
Riley B.
Brad Mick
the figurative speech used when adjectives simply won't do the job, so another noun is used in comparison to the original subject.
The child was our lone prayer to an empty sky.
definition- saying something is smaller than it really is.
See the sun, far off, a shrivled orange in a sky gone black
But the rare herb, forgetfulness, it hides away from me
Denise Ragnoni
Gale
kiersten monroe
breanna ardis
the preschool kids are ants to the high school students
the entire 4 bedroom house was the size of our living room.
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