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Figurative Language

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Transcript of Figurative Language

Types of figurative language
Simile
Metaphors
Imagery
Idiom
Rhyme
Personification
Onomatopoeia
Alliteration
Symbolism
Hyperbole
Personifications
Onomatopoeia
zip a Dee-Doo-Dah-Zip a Dee ay (Zip a dee doo dah)James Baskett

the stairs creak as you sleep it’s keeping me awake(little talks) monsters and men

dry lightning cracks across the skies(Carrie Underwood) blown away

gotta get that boom boom boom(black eyed peas)boom boom pow

get them bottles poppin we get that drip and that drop(G6)far east movement

tick tock on the clock(Keisha)tick tock

Can’t you hear that boom badoom boom boom badoom(Nicki Minaj)super bass

snap crackle pop(rice crispy)

Hyperbole
I've been wandering the desert for 1000 days(Selena Gomez)a year without rain

If i ever did that i think i’d have a heart attack(Demi Lovato)heart attack

There’ll be no sunlight if i lose you baby (Bruno mars) it will rain

I have died everyday waiting for you darling don’t be afraid i have loved you for a thousand years (Christina perri)thousand years

My loneliness is killing me(Hit me baby one more time)Brittney Spears

And when you smile the whole world stops and stares for a while(Bruno mars)just the way you are

I braved a hundred storms to leave you(Adele)turning tables

You’ve got a smile that could light up this whole town(Taylor Swift)you belong with me

Similes
Figurative Language
I'm feeling so fly like G6(like a g6)Dev

You're as cuddly as a cactus(Mr. Grinch)

You're as charming as an eel(Mr. Grinch)

You're love bows down on me like a waterfall(feel so close)Calvin Harris

I'm starting to feel like a dungeon dragon(supper bass)Nicki Manaj

I'm gonna miss you like a child misses their blanket in sweet life(Big girls dont cry)Fergie

You change your mind like a girl changes clothes(Hot and Cold)Katy Perry

you spin my head right round right round like a record(you spin my round)dead or alive

I've got the moves like Jagger(moves like jagger)Maroon 5

I love you like a love song(love you like a love song)Selena Gomez

I can fly like a bee(Winnie The Pooh)
Metaphor
Symbolism
Started from the bottom now were here(Started Form the bottem)Drake

They see me rolling they hate it(ridin dirty)Underground kinz

Lets waste time chasing cars(chasing cars)Snow Patorl

life's like a jump rope up down up down(Jump Rope)Blue October

Don't go chasing waterfalls(Waterfalls)TLC

When you love someone so much you would give an arm for(When I'm Gone)Eminem

Let it go(Let it go)Elisa

Love is an open door()Anna

We'll be counting stars(Counting stars)One Republic
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty had a great fall(Humpty Dumpty)

I've come down with love, got bit by a bug(Come down with love)Allstar Weekend

ants go march three by three, the little one stops to climb a tree(ants go marching)

He's palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy(lose yourself)Eminem

He's choking how, everybody's joking now(lose yourself)Eminem

And you've got a smile that could light up this whole town
I haven't seen it in a while since she brought you down(you belong with me)Taylor Swift

For the moon never beams without bring me dreams(annabel lee)Adgar Allen Poe

Tonight is the night will fight till it's over(can't hold us)Mackelmore

Rhyme
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When it's going good it's going great(love the way you lie)Rihnna and Eminem

Only miss the sun when it starts it snow(let her go)passenger

Fine, fresh, fierce(California girls)Katy Perry

Black, black. black and blue()Bruno Mars

For the first time in forever, there'll music, there'll be light(First time in forever)Anna

Viola in view, a humble vaude.....(V for Vendetta)

Can't you hear that boom badoom boom boom badoom boom(super bass)

Paint a picture of a perfect place(all the right moves)One republic
Alliteration
Idioms
Imagery
I wear my heart upon my sleeve(Calvin Harris)feel so close

I hate to turn up out of the blue(Adele)someone like you

Can you feel your heart as it hits the ground (Smokahontas) Attack Attack

I used to bit my tongue and hold my breath(roar)Katy Perry

Scared to rock the boat and make a mess(roar)Katy Perry

I've got the eye of the tiger(roar)Katy Perry

Nothing to lose(Titanium)Sia and David Gueta

I won't back down (I won't back down)Tom Petty
She wore faded jeans and soft black leather, she had eyes so blue they looked like weather((Blue Sunday)Tom Petty

L.A.'s asleep you roll up your window the night air is cold the freeway is clear(King of the hill)Roger McGuinn

See the world in green and blue See China right in front of you See the canyons broken by cloud See the tuna fleets clearing the sea out(U2 beautiful Day)U2

I see trees of green, red roses too(Wonderful World)Louis Armstrong

Well the moon sank as the wind blew, the street lights slowly died(The Wild One, forever)Tom Petty

Yes, the room was painted blue and gray all my meals were served on a silver tray(Dogs On The Run)Tom Petty

Mississippi in the middle of a dry spell Jimmy Rogers on the Victrola up high Mama's dancin' with baby on her shoulder the sun is settin' like molasses in the sky(Black Velvet)Alannah Myles


I was eight years old and running with a dime in my hand
Into the bus stop to pick up a paper for my old man
I'd sit on his lap in that big old Buick and steer as we drove through town (My Hometown Lyrics) Bruce Springsteen
I feel so close to you right now it’s a force field(Calvin Harris)feel so close

Baby you're a firework(Katy perry)firework

Life is a highway(Tom Cochrane)Life is a highway

My hearts a stereo(Gym class heros)stereo hearts

You're my kryptonite(One thing)one direction

I am titanium(Sia and David Guetta)titanium

looks like a girl but she’s a flam(girl on fire)Alicia keys

when it comes to compliments woman are ravenous blood-sucking monsters always wanting more(homer)Simpsons

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It’s the house telling you to close your eyes(little talks)monsters and men

some kind of madness is swallowing me whole(muse)madness

The city never sleeps again(imagine dragons)Its time

Clue handle me(Can't handle me)Flo Rider

Cause you make a heart race(One thing)One direction

And my head told my heart 'let love grow" but my heart told my head "this time no, this time no."(winter winds)Mumford and sons

Remember those walls I built? Well baby they're tumbling down, and they didn't even put up a fight, they didn't even make a sound(halo)Beyonce

When flowers gaze at you they're not the only ones to cry(Boston)Augstana
Close your eyes!
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