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Transcript of Figurative Language
What sounds better -
"I was alone and I saw a bunch of daffodils beside a lake. The wind was blowing them."
I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.
There are many different types of figurative language:
When a author gives a non-living object human characteristics.
The stars danced playfully in the moonlit sky.
Write a sentence about your pencil using personification. hyperbole:
deliberate and obvious exaggeration used for effect
"I could eat a million of these." Write a hyperbole. Simile:
Simile is a comparison using "like" or "as".
They fought like cats and dogs. Write a simile of your own.
Compare school to something using "like" or "as".
School is like a beautiful flower that you cannot stay away from. Metaphor:
A comparison between two unlike things. Example:
"The rain came down in long knitting needles."
Write a metaphor comparing the rain to something