Send the link below via email or IMCopy
Present to your audienceStart remote presentation
- Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
- People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
- This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
- A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
- Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article
Transcript of Figurative Language
What is Figurative Language?
Figurative language expresses an idea that goes beyond the actual meaning of words.
Type of figurative language:
Alliteration repeated consonant sounds at the beginning of several words in a phrase.
1. Round and round she ran until she realized she was running round and round.
2. The baron was busy as a bee.
3. Lazy lizards lying like lumps.
1. It was so cold I saw polar bears wearing jackets.
2. She is as thin as a toothpick.
3. I am so hungry I could eat a horse.
An expression that cannot be understood from the individual
meanings of its element
1. Sick as a dog
2. A chip on your shoulder
3. Rub someone the wrong way
The opposite of what is meant.
1. A man looked out of the window to see the storm intensify. He turned to his friend and said “wonderful weather we’re having!”
2. As pleasant as a tooth canal.
3. As sunny as a winter day in Alaska.