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Figurative Language Review
Transcript of Figurative Language Review
Comparing 2 things using the words "like" or "as"
a cheetah to catch the bus on time.
Describing something using your sense
of sight, hearing, touch, taste, and smell.
my toes as I walked down the beach.
Comparing 2 things using the words "is", "are", or "was"
a tornado as he passed through the living room.
To give something that is not human, human characteristics
on the shelf during the earthquake.
The repetition of the first consonant (not a vowel) in a group of words
as it fell down the money slot.
When the author uses an exaggeration to make a point
Example: I told my brother a
that I would be home at 8:00.
Phrases that people use to not make sense literally, but they have an underlying meaning
Don't cry over spilt milk.
It's raining cats and dogs.
Words that are sounds