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Transcript of Figurative Language
a comparison of two unlike things that uses the words
"Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there!" (State Farm)
The water was
a comparison between two unlike things without the words
Life is a journey. (Original Sentence)
Baby, you're a firework! (Katy Perry)
Juliet is the sun. (Romeo and Juliet)
the act of giving human qualities to animals or objects
Ka-chow! I'm a precision instrument of speed and aerodynamics.
extreme exaggeration used to make a point
Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out
My feet were about to fall off after walking that trail. (Original Example)
If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away... (Matthew 5:29)
"Look into your heart, and you'll find that the sky is yours." (Jason Mraz, "I'm Yours")
"Today was a fairytale." Taylor Swift
using words which sound like what they mean
a word whose sound suggests its meaning
at us as we walked by.
! (Rice Krispies)
an expression whose meaning is different from the meaning of its individual words
Language that creates a picture in your mind to give you a better understanding of an idea.
repeating the same consonant sound at the beginning of more than two words
eashells by the
ells are surely from the
Baby you're a firework. (Katy Perry)
I'm so hungry I could eat a horse!
This cat weighs a ton!
Cat got your tongue?
Time flies when you're having fun!
He has the heart of a lion.
I know that clouds aren't people,
but they're looking glum today.
So I say that they are pouting,
as I watch the sky turn gray.
Now, the sky is not a person,
but I feel its raindrop tears.
So I say that it is crying,
and then the sun appears.
The sun is not a person,
but its warmth spreads like a grin.
So I say the sun is smiling,
and the sky cheers up again.
The trees danced in the breeze.