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Metaphor A metaphor is a statement
that is a comparison of
two things that are not alike,
but does NOT use "like" or "as" Simile A simile is a comparison of
things that are not alike,
uses "like" or "as" There are many different types of figurative language. Let's review and learn more types of figurative language. Hyperbole A hyperbole is an exaggeration
so dramatic that no one would
believe its true Idiom An idiom is a set of words
that can have more than
one meaning behind them Personification A personification is giving
something, nonhuman or an
object, human characteristic 4th Grade
Miss Hunt Figurative Language Onomatopoeia An onomatopoeia is the
imitation of a sound Alliteration An alliteration is when a set of words uses
the same sound or letters repeatedly. example- Sally sells sea shells down
by the sea shore. examples
I slept like a log
As tough as nails
As cold as ice
A light as a feather
As tall as a giraffe
As white as a ghost
As sweet as sugar examples
The light of my life
I have a broken heart
She was feeling blue
He was the apple of her eye examples
I am so hungry I could eat a horse.
I have a million things to do.
I had a ton of homework.
I told you a million times
This car goes faster than the speed of light.
That new car costs a bazillion dollars. examples
A chip on your shoulder
Sick as a dog
rub someone the wrong way
out of the blue
raining cats and dogs examples
opportunity is knocking at the door
time flew by
the weekend is calling my name
the fire ran wild
the book flew off the shelves examples
drizzle giggle
belch bark
moo Figurative language in commercials similes Metaphors Personification Hyperbole Idiom Alliteration Onomatopoeia Oxymoron An oxymoron is a combination of words
that contradict or have opposite meanings examples
act naturally
small crowd
student teacher
jumbo shrimp Oxymoron Music has... figurative language too! Katy
Perry alliteration “Far Away”
by Nickelback “This time, This place
Misused, Mistakes
Too long, Too late” Simile “Replay”
by Sean Kingston “She’s like a song played again and again” personification “Thriller”
by Michael Jackson “You start to freeze as horror looks you right between the eyes” hyperbole “Fireflies”
by Owl City “You would not believe your eyes
If ten million fireflies
Lit up the world as I fell asleep” onomatopoeia “Tik Tok”
by Ke$ha “Tick! Tock! on the clock
but the party don’t stop” Simile “American Honey”
by Lady Antebellum “Steady as a preacher
Free as a weed” hyperbole “A Thousand Miles”
by Vanessa Carlton “Cause you know I’d walk
A thousand miles
If I could just see you
Tonight” alliteration “Drops of Jupiter”
by Train “Can you imagine no first dance, freeze dried romance, five-hour phone conversation” Simile “Smile”
by Uncle Kracker “You make me smile like the sun
Fall out of bed, sing like a bird
Dizzy in my head, spin like a record
Crazy on a Sunday night” alliteration “Knock You Down”
by Keri Hilson “You see the hate
that they servin’ on a platter
So what we gonna have,
dessert or disaster?” metaphor “Love Story”
by Taylor Swift “That you were Romeo
You were throwing pebbles
And my daddy said
Stay away from Juliet” Simile “Southern Voice”
by Tim McGraw “Smooth as a hickory wind
That blows from Memphis
Down to Apalachicola” alliteration “A Little More Country Than That” by Easton Corbin “Imagine a dirt road full of potholes, with a creek bank and some cane poles catching channel cat” simile “White Liar”
by Miranda Lambert “The truth comes out a little at a time
And it spreads just like a fire
Slips off of your tongue
like turpentine” onomatopoeia “Boom Boom Pow”
by The Black Eyed Peas “I got that boom, boom, boom
That future boom, boom, boom” metaphor “Naturally”
by Selena Gomez “You are the thunder, and I am the lightning” hyperbole “Somebody to Love”
by Leighton Meester “I search around the world
But I can’t seem to find
Somebody to love” alliteration “Hip to My Heart”
by The Band Perry “I can’t even fall for some other man
Cause brother man
You know how to get hip to my heart” onomatopoeia “One Time”
by Justin Bieber “When I met you girl,
My heart went
Knock! Knock!” metaphor “Sweet Dreams”
by Beyonce “You could be a sweet dream or a beautiful nightmare
Either way I don’t want to wake up from you” Simile “Bubbly”
by Colbie Caillat “I’ve been awake
for a while now
You got me feelin’
like a child now” personification “Live Like We’re Dying”
by Kris Allen “Our hearts are hungry for a food that won’t come” hyperbole “Rain”
by Creed “A thousand times before
I’ve wondered if there’s something more
Something more” personification “History in the Making”
by Darius Rucker “I just wanted to take this in,
The moonlight dancin’ off your skin” metaphor “She’s Everything”
by Brad Paisley “She’s a Saturn with a sunroof
With her brown hair a-blowing
She’s a soft place to land
And a good feeling knowing
She’s a warm conversation
That I wouldn’t miss for nothing
She’s a fighter when she’s mad
And she’s a lover when she’s loving” alliteration “Here Comes the Sun”
by The Beatles “Little darling,
It's been a long cold lonely winter” onomatopoeia “Who Let the Dogs Out”
by The Baha Men “Who let the dogs out?
Woof, woof, woof, woof!” personification “Second Chance”
by Shinedown “I just saw Halley’s Comet, she waved
Said why are you always running in place?” Simile “Apologize”
by One Republic ft. Timbaland “I need you like a heart needs a beat” metaphor “Down”
by Jay Sean “I’m fighting for this girl
On a battlefield of love” onomatopoeia “Beep Beep”
by Timbaland & Magoo ft. Missy Elliot “Beep, beep, beep, beep!
Who got the keys to the Jeep?
Vrooooooom!” alliteration “We Weren’t Born to Follow”
by Bon Jovi “This one goes out to the man who mines for miracles” metaphor “Cowboy Casanova”
by Carrie Underwood “. . .he’s candy-coated misery, he’s a devil in disguise, a snake with blue eyes” Simile “Life After You”
by Daughtry “The last time we talked
The night that I walked
Burns like an iron
In the back of my mind” personification “Didn’t You Know How Much
I Loved You” by Kellie Pickler “One day justice will come and find you
And I’ll be right there in your memory to remind you” metaphor “Take a Bow”
by Rihanna
But you put on quite a show
Really had me goin‘
But now it's time to go
Curtain's finally closin'
That was quite a show
Very entertainin'
But it's over now
Go on and take a bow Figurative
Rap Now its your turn.... Can you find the figurative language
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