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Figurative Language

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Makenna Fenner

on 7 October 2015

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Transcript of Figurative Language

Figurative Language
created by: Makenna
Hyperbole

Statement not to be taken literally
ex) If i don't get a phone I will die!
ex) Mom will kill me!

Metaphor
compares two things to make a better visual
ex) Sally is a seal
ex) The hospital was a refrigerator
Imagery
Visually desccriptive
ex) She wiffed the aroma of brewed coffee.
ex) It was dark and dim in the forest.
Allusion
An indirect message
ex) You are a regular Einstein.
ex)Don't be a scrooge.
Simile
Compares two things using "like" , or "as"
ex) as tall as a tree
ex) fast like a cheetah
Foreshadow
warning or indication of a future event
ex)I thought it can't get and worse, but I was wrong.
ex) They won't pick you, it's your first year.
Alliteration
sylables in a group of words with the same sound/prefix, siffix
ex) some smug slug
ex) Frank fought Fred
Idiom
two meanings, literal, and non-literal
ex) It's raining cats and dogs!
ex)
Onomatapeia
like sound effects, any noises, e.t.c.
ex) BANG,POW
ex) CLICK,CLACK
Personification
when stories give non-lifelike things, life like characteristics
ex)The stars danced
ex)The wind howled
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