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Figurative Language

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on 16 October 2012

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Transcript of Figurative Language

Figurative language and sounds. Figurative language and sounds is used in every day in life. For example 'time creeps up on you' or the fire was wild Personification is a figurative speech in which an object is given human ability's. For example she is as thin as a toothpick. A Simile is a figurative speech in which two unlike things are easily compared. Metonymy is a figure of speech in witch one word or phrase is linked to another. For example naughty; nice or tall; short
A Oxymoron is a figure of speech when two opposite words that self contradict in order to make a new phrase. A metaphor is another figurative language that speaks of something as though it were something else. For example he is a rhino or she is a red rose. A synecdoche is a figurative speech in which a part is used for the whole or the whole for a part. Another example is, he is as tough as a nail. For example all hands on wall. A Onomatopoeia is the formation of a word, as bark, meow, honk,or boom,by imitation a sound made by a animal,thing or place. Assonance is which the same vowel sounds are used with different consonants. Alliteration is two or more syllables with the same consonant sound . Pun is the humorous use of a word or phrase so as to suggest its different meanings or the use of words that are alike or nearly alike in sound but different in meaning. Repetition is the act of repeating an word or phrase to make a point. Parallelism is the balance of two or more words or phrases. Apostrophe is figure of speech in which something that is not real can understand. Hyperbole is an obvious and intentional exaggeration. Allusion is a brief, indirect hint to a person, or event real or fictional. Connotation is to show words that carry the emotional meanings. For example king for loyalty. For example it rains in Main For example big,black,balloon. For example time flies like an a bird, fruit flies like an pear. For example he is stronger than a horse, or she is cooler than ice. Pie, pie, pie, lovely pie, wonderful pie. I went to school,I went to the store,and I went to bed. For examples: Then comes, sweet death, that frees me of this worry. For example I was surprised his noise didn't grow like Pinocchio’s. For example house is an object , home is the place u live.
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