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Figurative Language

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Ella Hoppy

on 20 January 2014

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Transcript of Figurative Language

Figurative Language
Simile
A simile is used when you are comparing two unlike things using the words like or as.
Metaphor
When you use a metaphor, you are comparing two unlike things without using the words like or as
Personification
Personification is when you give human qualities to a non-living thing
Onomatopoeia
An onomatopoeia uses a word or words to mimic or describe a sound.
Hyperbole
A hyperbole uses exaggeration in writing for extra effect
Oxymoron
An oxymoron is a figure of speech that combines two normally contradictory terms.
Alisa Varughese
Imagery
An imagery is the use of language that engages the five senses
alliteration
Alliteration is a group of words that start with the same consonant
denotation
Denotation is the literal, dictionary definition of a word
Repitition
"You change your mind like a girl changes clothes." is a lyric in this song that is considered a simile
"
He's an angry elf." is comparing the size of that man and an elf making it a metaphor.
Finding Nemo is a movie filled with personification because its mainly about talking fish!
The sounds of the goat is an onomatopoeia.
" You know I'd walk a thousand miles if I could just see you tonight." is a hyperbole because you really can't walk a thousand miles!
Examples of oxymorons in this song include pretty ugly, student teacher, same difference, etc.
The use of all those Vs in his "introduction" make it an alliteration.
THANK YOU FOR WATCHING !!!
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