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Figurtive Language Project

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Devan Holcomb

on 12 September 2013

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Transcript of Figurtive Language Project

Figurtive Language Project
Elton John- "Rocket Man"
Lyrics-"I'm a rocketman"

Metaphor- compares two unlike things, without using a word of comparison.

Pink Floyd- "Sine On You Crazy Diamond"

Lyrics- "Now there's a look in your eyes, like black holes in the sky"

Simile- compares two unlike things, using a world of comparison such as like, as, then or resembles.

Lyrics- BETTER BE A BETTER BOY before you bother
betting that you'll bring her back home again.
Try to treat her like you treat a tender lady.
Tell her truthfully that you'll make amends.
She'll be upset for a while.
But you can win with the smile.

Alliteration- Repetition of the first consonant
Endangered Species-"My World"
Lyrics- "Stupid.. gimme yours
You be lookin bunny rabbit
Give your pants bunny rabbits, what you know about that?
I ain't about to pop you stupid"

Pun- Play on words
Vanessa Carlton- "A Thousand Miles"
Lyrics-"Cause you know I'd walk a thousand miles if I could just see you tonight"

Hyperbole-an extravagant statement or figure of speech not intended to be taken literally
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