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Figurative Language

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Lynn Gordon

on 5 May 2014

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Figurative Language
8 Parts of Speech
nouns verbs adjective adverb pronouns conjunction

interjection prepositions metaphors similes idioms
onomantopoeia hyperbole personification alliteration
by:Christopher O'Neill
is an action word
example, pushed, pulled, hit, look,
noun, person, place, or thing
example, mall, car, horse, and woman

adjectives describe a noun
like, There is a bitter taste in this candy

make verbs sound better
example, Beautifully, quickly and happily are each
an example of an adverb.
it makes a name a subject
Example. An example of a pronoun is them.
An example of pronoun is I
An example of pronoun is he
The definition of a conjunction is the joining together of elements and it is a word that connects sentences, phrases or clauses
An example of conjunction is classmate coming together to solve math problem
An example of conjunction is the word "and."



The definition of a simile is a figure of speech where two unlike things are compare using the word"like" or "as" fowllowing by a figurative example.

an expression that means something other than the meaning of its individual words
raining cats and dogs, all bark and no bite, a fat cat, cool as a cucumber

The definition of a preposition is a word or phrase that connects a noun or pronoun to a verb or adjective in a sentence
An example of preposition is the word "with" in the following; "I'm going with her."

the utterance of a word or pharse expressive of emotion; the uttering of an exclamation.
any member of a class of words expressing emotion, dictinguished in most languages by their use in grammatical isoation, as Hey! Oh! Ouch! Ugh!any other word or expression so use, as Good grief!
The definition of a metaphor is a word or phrase used to compare two unlike objects, ideas, thoughts or feelings to provide a cleaner description
An example My brother is boiling mad.
Her voice is music to my ears.

An example of a simile is "He is as hungry as a horse."
The definition of a onomantopoeia is a poetic structure of words to convey how something sounds.
An example of onomantopoeia is a poem about a stream written in a way to imitate the sound of a stream.
The definition of hyperbole is a description that is exaggerated statement for emphasis.
An example of hyperbole is sayiny you are so hungry
you could eat a horse.
Personfication is giving human characterisics to non-living thing or idea.
An author describing the sun smiling on a field of flowers is an example of personification.
The definition of alliteration a grammatical term meaning two or more words in a row starting with the same sounds.
An example of alliteration is to write, "...wind whipping wildy."
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