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Figurative Languages Day Two: Types of Figurative Language
Transcript of Figurative Languages Day Two: Types of Figurative Language
Similies, Metaphors, Idioms, Personification, and Hyperbole OH MY!!
A simile is a sentence which compares two unlike things using "like" or "as" in order to convey an idea or image to the reader
A metaphor is a sentence where you say one thing "is" another in order to compare them
A type of figurative language which has been used so much it has become a common place expression
Five Types of Figurative Language I Will Learn Today!
Example: I am as fierce as Beyonce!
Example: You mean you dance like Carlton!
Example: Seventh grade is a battlefield so we better work hard and prepare now!
You say class "is" a battlefield to compare it to a battlefield. Battlefields are tough, rough, and scary. Therefore you are saying 7th grade is tough, rough, and a little scary.
Personification is when you give non-humans the qualities of a person, or human traits. That's why we call it PERSONification.
Example: The clouds were weeping over her dogs death.
Weeping (Human Trait)
An extreme exaggeration
Example: It's raining cats and dogs
Example: I am sweating bullets
They are idioms because they are so well known and common place!
Ex. I will die if I don't get tickets to see Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar!
Ex. I will die if my sister makes me see "One Direction!"
You will not actually die, you are exaggerating.
Exaggeration-to magnify beyond the limits of truth
Example: Ms. Federer's homework is a piece of cake tonight, we only have reading log!