Purple Team Rocks!. Types of Figurative Language Adages and Proverbs Alliteration Dialect Hyperbole Idiom Imagery Metaphor Mood Onomatopoeia Personification Simile.
Dialect-aparticular form of a language that is characteristic of a specific region or group of people. Ex. Marty Preston
speaks in a southern dialect.
(Pa don’t know nothin’
Hyperbole- extreme exaggeration; an overstatement that is usually unbelievable and humorous Ex. I'm so hungry I could eat a horse.
Metaphor- sight, smell, sound, taste, and touch a comparison of two unlike objects and states a fact or draws a verbal picture by the use of comparison. Ex. He is a
bull on the football
Simile- a comparison of two unlike objects using the words “like” or “as.”
Ex. Her brown eyes were like pools of dark chocolate.