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Figurative Language Catalog! :)

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Kate Sargent

on 19 September 2013

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Transcript of Figurative Language Catalog! :)

Hey you! Yeah you, wanna by a super cheap personification? Its only 2 payments of $5.99 for a dozen personification! What is this you ask? A personification is giving human abilities or characteristics to an animal, object, or idea. This writing skill will make your writing amazing! But don't wait call now and get your next personification have off!

Examples:
The police cars sirens screamed as it drove down the road.
The sun smiled down on my this fine day.

Metaphors for sale, metaphors for sale $5 dollars a phrase! A metaphor is comparing two different things without the use of like or as. Metaphors are great for describing and are very common in figurative language!

Example:
She was feeling blue.
"The horses were living shadows, fashioned from darkness," from the Last Olympian (pg. 316)
Figurative Language Catalog! :)
Idiom
Don't be an idiot, buy an idiom! An idiom is an expression that means something different. I mean when someone says "Piece of cake!" they don't really mean a slice of cake, they mean a task that it simple and easy to accomplish! Now go get yourself an idiom, they're only $5!

Examples: "me an Joey cracked up..." from The Watsons go to Birmingham.
Hit the hay!
Alliteration
Wanna buy an alliteration? Only $5 bucks for a crazy tongue twister or $1 buck for a simple alliteration. Whats and alliteration Kate? Great question a alliteration is the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the start of adjacent of closely connected words. You should definitely use this in your writing, it is great in novels and even better in poems!

Examples: Becky borrowed a bad badger that belonged to Becky's boyfriend Bill.
Patrick played ping pong in a purple pool.
Hyperbole
Simile
Hello world its Kate talking to you about about the figurative language that is topping the charts... Similes! They are a phrase that connect two different things using like or as.Call 1-800-123-4567 of order online at www.swagsimile.com

Examples:
You are as cute as a button!
This oven is as hot the sun!
Metaphor
Personification
Have you ever said "I'm as hungry as a horse!" Or maybe "I've told you like 1 million times!" If so then you have used a hyperbole! A hyperbole is an exaggerated statement or claim that is not meant to be taken literally. Using hyperbole make dialogue a lot more interesting it also adds tones of voice! You can get this great writing skill for only $5 dollars, if you act now we will throw in a free onomatopoeia!

Examples:
She is as skinny as a toothpick!
His brain is the size of a pea!
Onomatopoeia
BAM! BOOM! CRASH! MOO! What do all of these words have in common? They're onomatopoeia's! An onomatopoeia is the use of words that sound like what you are describing. A dozen onomatopoeia is only $20 dollars! But wait there's more by one now and get a brand new idiom for free!

Examples: BAM! SIZZLE! SMACK! ZAZOW!
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