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Figurative Language

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Natalie Feigen

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Transcript of Figurative Language

Figurative Language
Term #1
"The students fought like cats and dogs."


Topic 2
Ms. Feigen was being grouchy and wouldn't give you bonus points so you called her a
SCROOGE from the Christmas Carol!
Figurative Language Term 3
“On a proud round cloud in white high night”
-e.e. cummings

Figurative Language Term 4
I can smell the freshly popped popcorn. I can taste the butter in the air. I can hear the boom of movies already playing. I feel ultimate excitement as he grasped my hand and I see the line start moving.
Figurative Language Term 5
hiss, blurp, spalsh, kerplop
Conclusion
Simile
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid (e.g., as brave as a lion , crazy like a fox ).
Allusion
A REFERENCE TO!
an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.
"an allusion to Shakespeare"

Assonance
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong in nonrhyming stressed syllables near enough to each other for the echo to be discernible (e.g., penitence , reticence )

*Same vowel sound in the middle of words!
Imagery
Providing the image for the reader by describing the five senses:
sight
smell
hear
taste
feel
Onomatopoeia
When words are spelled as they sound.
Figurative Language Term 5
I dropped the locket in the thick mud.

The dove moved above the waves.
Consonance
CONSONANCE is the repetition of the inner consonant sounds of nearby words that do not rhyme
Figurative Language Term 6
Love is an up and down roller coaster.
Metaphor
A comparison WITHOUT using like or as. More dramatic!
Figurative Language Term 7
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
Alliteration
ALLITERATION is the repetition of the beginning sounds of nearby words
Figurative Language Term 8
I am a desk. I am sat in five times a day. First period is a sweet nice girl. Fifth period is a boy who blows smelly air on me.
Personification
To make inanimate (not alive) objects have human characteristics.
Final Figurative Language Term!
A heart representing love.
A sad face representing pain.

Symbolism
Using a symbol, or word, image or idea to represent another concept.

i.e. the color black can symbolism evil.
a rainbow can symbolize hope
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