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Figurative Language Barrera

English figurative language Project

George Barrera

on 10 March 2013

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Transcript of Figurative Language Barrera

photo (cc) Malte Sörensen @ flickr Repetition Repeating a word or phrase two or more times

Example: "We will, we will rock you" Alliteration Figurative Language By George Barrera Using words that start with the same sounds numerous times.

Example: "so you had a bad day, you've taken one down and you sing a sad song just to turn it around" Onomatopoeia Words that mimic sounds like a drum or a snake hissing

Example: "Boom boom pow, gotta get-get that Boom boom pow" The use of words that compare with like or as.

"Sweet Child O' Mine"
Compares "everything" with the "freshness" of a blue sky. Simile Metaphor Saying that one thing is another thing

Example: "Baby you're a firework" Hyperbole Exaggeration of a phrase for emphasis

Example: "I'm yours" Jason Mraz is saying that he is, yours probably to a girl he is dedicated to Personification Giving an inanimate object a humanoid characteristic

Example: "Shot in the heart, and your to blame darling you give love a bad name
It is personification because you cannot really give love a bad name It is saying that "baby" IS a "firework"
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