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Figurative Language Project

Project that involves figurative language definitions and examples

Justin Ramsdell

on 5 October 2012

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Figurative Language
Project Justin Ramsdell Giving human qualities to nonliving things. Personification Simile An Hyperbole A vehicle cannot have DNA
and cannot be a species. A comparison using like or as. Euphemism Use of less direct, less offensive word, or phrase. Pun A play on words. Metaphor An implied comparison, The hyperbole is when he says "The pavement cracks when I fall down." Figure of Speech Any expression that is He says "It presented some very challenging ideas," when he meant "I am scared of your thinking." He is comparing his heart to a stereo. The simile is that he feels like a monster. The figure of speech is when he says "Anything is possible when you man smells like a man and not a lady." The pun is when the zombie says "You are boring me to death" because he is already dead. Oxymoron Contradictory words placed together. The commercial lists The End NOT to be taken literally. Multiple oxymoron's such as jumbo shrimp and dry lake. NOT using like or as, states one thing is another. EXTREME exaggeration. -Gator Vs. Evolution. Dir. DGEquipment1. YouTube. 23 July 2012. 25 Sept. 2012 <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTA5tWrSDuI>. -Skillet - Monster (Lyrics). Dir. AragornPk10. YouTube. 16 Apr. 2011. 01 Oct. 2012 <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9NStVkSCuk>. -"Weird Al" Yankovic - Fat. Dir. AlyankovicVEVO. YouTube. 01 Oct. 2012 <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2mU6USTBRE>. -BMW-Euphemisms. Dir. Autospies. YouTube. 15 May 2006. 26 Sept. 2012 <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXndhAEcDjU>. -"Bored to Death" (Starburst commercial pun)). Dir. Area102. YouTube. 24 Aug. 2010. 27 Sept. 2012 <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdUSpiC8MsU>. -Old Spuce The Man Your Man Could Smell Like. Dir. OldSpice. YouTube. 04 Feb. 2010. 02 Oct. 2012 <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owGykVbfgUE>. -Commercials: VW Oxymoron. Dir. 24fpsproductionsinc. YouTube. 14 Apr. 2011. 02 Oct. 2012 <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zJq7RKgje0>. -My Hearts a Stereo. Dir. Moostache121. YouTube. YouTube, 26 Feb. 2012. Web. 27 Sept. 2012. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKy0jvAK7oI>.
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