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Figurative language

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by: Wade Wolfer Figurative Language Pg. 49 “do not be afraid to start over.”(Esperanza Rising) Tired is scorching hot tar on my hand A metaphor is a comparison of two unlike things by saying one is the other. Simile A simile is figure of speech in which two fundamentally unlike things are explicitly compared. pg.94: “it spread out like a blanket of patchwork fields”(Esperanza Rising) Your head is like a watermelon Metaphor Pg.249 “you can hear the earth’s heart beat”(Esperansa Rising) The chair kicked me Personification is the attribution of a personal nature or character to inanimate objects. Personification Pg.4 “wide satin ribbon tied in a big bow, the tails trailing in her long black hair.”(Esperanza rising) Tired is a noisy alarm clock on Saturday morning Imagery is the use of words and phrases that appeal to one or more of the five senses. Imagery Pg.7 “rise between the two ranches”(Esperanza Rising) Super silly Sal the sloth sips slimly special syrup soup on Saturday and Sundays in September slosh slurp super soup Alliteration is the repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of two or more neighboring words. Alliteration Pg. 249 “Shoomp. Shoomp. Shoomp.”(Esperaza Rising) woof woof Onomatopoeia is a word that resembles the sound it represents. Onomatopoeia Pg. 73 Mama’s never ending ball of yarn unraveled” (Esperansa Rising) Your like a million years old A Hyperbole is a exaggeration Hyperbole Pg.148 During the dust storm:“ first, like a gentle rain then harder” (Esperanza Rising) Make hay while the sun shines An Idiom is to mean something else figurative representation Idiom
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