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Transcript of FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
Words that mean exactly
what they say.
What is it?
Where can it be found?
Comparing the qualities of two unlike things to achieve a creative effect.
Her hair is silk. (texture)
The truck is a monster. (size and strength)
A figure of speech comparing two unlike things that is often introduced by like or as.
The many-colored fish is like a rainbow.
Her smile is as bright as the sun.
Giving something human qualities.
The smoke grabbed hold of my nose.
The green light shouted at me to go.
When you make reference to something from history, literature, current events, or popular culture.
When Jane looked into the greenhouse she thought that she had entered the Garden of Eden.
Let 's look
at some of these.
Do you think
Then you need to
up for directions
Is there more figurative language?
Some, may even
call these sound
You may even know some.
you will be responsible for these too:)
The repetition of words that start with the same consonant sound
Some silly students sing sad songs.
The repetition of vowel sounds within words, but not
the surrounding consonant sounds
How is the brown
cow bowing down?
The loose repetition of consonant sounds at the ends of words or syllables
All tall mammals have five ways to live or survive
Naming a thing or an action by imitating the sound it makes.
The sounds are not always exactly the same
The repetition of similar sounds
The spelling does not have to be the same
When the sounds that rhyme are exactly the same sounds.
6. Exact Rhyme
When the words repeat some sounds, but are not exact echoes
7. Approximate Rhyme / Half Rhyme
When the rhymes come at the end of the lines
Where in this book
do you think I should look?
Every day I look at the sky.
I think of my life and ask myself why.
8. End Rhymes
Rhymes that occur within a line of poetry
I set my hat on the mat
I was a fool who skipped school
9. Internal Rhymes
Did you know there are more than one type of rhyme?
One more literary devise you will need to know.
Example: "She has a bee in her bonnet," meaning "she is obsessed,"
cannot be literally translated into another language word for word.
An idiom or idiomatic expression refers to a construction or expression in one language
that cannot be matched or directly translated word-for-word in another language.
But get your
Thinking, linking Bake, cake
high, sky Mine, fine