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Figurative Language Review

simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole, alliteration, onomatopoeia
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jane hines

on 11 May 2016

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Transcript of Figurative Language Review

Onomatopoeia
comparing two things that are not really similar, using the words "like" or "as"
Simile
comparing two things by saying
that one "is" the other
Metaphor
Personification
giving human
characteristics
to non-human or
inanimate
objects
Hyperbole
exaggeration that is so HUGE
people know it
cannot be accurate
the "sound" something makes
if we spell it out
(You guessed it! Figurative Language)
The Quest for Meaning
Beyond The Words

Her eyes
are as blue

as the sea
The waves were as wild as
a bucking bronco!
Have you seen my room?
My missing
shoe is a needle in a haystack.
The wind whistled
through the tall grass.
"I was so hungry, I ate the entire refrigerator..."
Alliteration
repetition of the
initial sound
of a word
She sells sea
shells down
by the sea
shore.
whirrrrl
Can you identify the Figurative Language?
Your turn, write a simile in your notes...
Your turn, write a metaphor in your notes...
His harsh words
were bullets to my
heart.
My computer grumbles
every time I try to use it.
Your turn, write an example of personification in your notes...
I've told you a million times, clean up your room!
Your turn, write an example of hyperbole in your notes...
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers
Your turn, write an example of alliteration in your notes...
Your turn to write an example of onomatopoeia in your notes...
Figurative Language Learning Scale
Rosemarye T. Taylor, 2012
Analogies
compare or contrast ideas and objects that seem to have no relationship, but really do
fresh water is to pond

as
salt water is to _______
What is the relationship?
The ridiculous reptile really tried to
rattle
me.
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