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Figurative Language

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Jadon Eliason

on 7 October 2015

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Transcript of Figurative Language

Metaphor- compares without using "like" or "as"
Personification- giving life like charactureistics to non life like things
Allusion- take a well known story,events,ect. to make reader's mind
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Examples:
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Imagery- visually discriptive in literary work
Hyperbole- exgagerated statements
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Examples:
Onomatopoeia- sounds like it is spelt
Examples:
Fast
as
a fox
Cute
as
a button
Im so hungry I could eat a horse.
As thin as a stick.
Foreshadow- guessing ahead(hint what is about to come)
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By: Jadon Eliason 7th Grade
Figurative Language
Example:

Simile-
compares things using "like" and "as"
I drowned in a sea of grief.
She was fishing in troubled waters
Boom
Pow
Examples:
Examples:
On a starry winter night in Minto
Where the ocean kissed the shore
Examples:
Her life passed her by
The sun stared down at me from the sky
He's such a romeo!! (very romantic)
She's a scrooge.(grumpy)(A Christmas Carol)
(not to be taken literally)
(the outsiders) Ponyboy keeps saying "if Johnny lives"
(the outsiders) Nothing could get worse, I was wrong. -Ponyboy
Alliteration-Occurance of same letter or sound of words
Examples:
S
ally
s
ells
s
ea
s
hells by the
s
ea
s
hore
Dan had a date with daisy on December 9th.
Idiom- Have a different meaning than literal meaning
Examples:
Piece of cake- very easy
Give it a shot- try
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