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Purple Team Rocks!. Types of Figurative Language Adages and Proverbs Alliteration Dialect Hyperbole Idiom Imagery Metaphor Mood Onomatopoeia Personification Simile.

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  • Types of Figurative Language

  • Adages and Proverbs

  • Alliteration

  • Dialect

  • Hyperbole

  • Idiom

  • Imagery

  • Metaphor

  • Mood

  • Onomatopoeia

  • Personification

  • Simile


  • Adages and proverbs-sayings that reflect wisdom and truth and are based upon generations of experience. Ex. “Where there is smoke, there is fire.” “Don’t cry wolf.”


  • Alliteration- The repetition of the same initial consonant letter or sound. Ex. She sells sea shells by the seashore.


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’

about dogs.)


Hyperbole- extreme exaggeration; an overstatement that is usually unbelievable and humorous Ex. I'm so hungry I could eat a horse.


  • Idiom- usually unbelievable and humorous a figure of speech where the words mean something other than what they literally say Ex. It’s raining cats and dogs.



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

field.


  • Mood- sight, smell, sound, taste, and touch is the atmosphere or the emotion a piece of writingarouses in a reader.Ex.The story, Miss Alaineus,

  • made me laugh.


Simile- a comparison of two unlike objects using the words “like” or “as.”

Ex. Her brown eyes were like pools of dark chocolate.


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