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Personification

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Yamelle Gonzalez

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Transcript of Personification

Figurative Language
Yamelle Gonzalez, Omar Cardenas, Jose Manuel

Personification: Definition
The attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form.
Example
The moon gazed on my midnight labors, while, with unrelaxed and breathless eagerness. I pursued nature to her hiding-places.
*Bonus Song
*Bonus
Video
Simile:
Definition:
a phrase that uses the words like or as to describe someone or something by comparing it with someone or something else that is similar
Example:
"Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get."
Bonus*Video/Song:

Metaphor
Definition:
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.
Example
: Success is a sense of achievement, it is not an illegitimate child.
Bonus* Video/Song
:

Onomatopoeia
Definition:
the creation of words that imitate natural sounds.
Example:
bloop, splash, spray
Bonus*Video/Song:




Idiom
Definition
: an expression whose meaning is not predictable from the usual meanings of its constituent elements.
Example:
go break a leg
Bonus* Video/Song:

(Yamelle)
(Yamelle)
(Yamelle)
(Jose Manuel)
(Yamelle)
Oxymoron
Definition:
a combination of contradictory words.
Example:
"Cruel Kindness"
(Omar)
Bonus * Video/Song:
Hyperbole
(Jose Manuel)
Definition:
obvious and intentional exaggeration.
Example: "I’ve told you a million times”


Alliteration
Definition
: The use of words that begin with the same sound near
Example
: While I
n
odded,
n
early
n
apping, suddenly there came tapping.
(Omar)
References:
"Worksheet ." <i>Figurative Language</i>. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Nov. 2013. &lt;http://www.superteacherworksheets.com/reading-comp/4th-personification_WDZMM.pdf&gt;.

"Personificaion, Simile, Metaphor." <i>YouTube</i>. YouTube, 26 Feb. 2011. Web. 22 Nov. 2013. &lt;

"Figurative Language." <i>SImile, Metaphor,Personification</i>. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Nov. 2013. &lt;https://www.google.com/search?q=google+images&espv=210&es_sm=91&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=WHqPUv-AJ83joASmvYLICQ&ved=0CAkQ_AUoAQ&biw=1363&bih=723&dpr=0.9#es_sm=91&espv=210&q=figurative+language&tbm=isch&gt;.


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