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Transcript of Figurative Language
And what if you wrote it down, just the plain truth, no fancy-schmancy stuff?
THIS is what will happen to your audience:
Try adding some ZIP with some similes and metaphors!
A simile compares two unlike things, using "like" or "as." A metaphor compares two things, but without "like" or "as."Watch how pop culture uses them to get our attention!
See!?! They created a picture in our minds with similes! Instant ZIP!
Adding some Zip! Zing! and Pizzaz!
Now add some Zing with Onomatopoeia!
Onomatopoeia is a word that makes a sound...watch and be amazed!
Using onomatopoeia at the beginning of a sentence will grab your reader's attention, and using words like "bam" and "crash" throughout your reading will give it some extra zing!
Finally, to really WOW your readers and inject some PIZZAZ, add hyperbole and alliteration!
Hyperbole is when you exaggerate and really s t r e t c h the truth.
What if Artie had used similes, metaphors, onomatopoeia, hyperbole, alliteration, and personification in his bear story?
Readers would have CHEERED for his story!
Don't be like Artie...use figurative language to make your stories chock full of interest!
Alliteration is when words that are close to each other start with the same sound.
Personification: giving human qualities to animals or inanimate objects