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What is figurative language?. By : McKenzie Meyers. Do now :. Take out a sheet of loose leaf paper and a writing utensil and answer the question below with an explanation to follow. “ Your in my head like a song on the radio” Identify the type of figurative language used in the verse above.

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What is figurative language

What is figurative language?

By : McKenzie Meyers


Do now
Do now :

  • Take out a sheet of loose leaf paper and a writing utensil and answer the question below with an explanation to follow.

    • “ Your in my head like a song on the radio”

    • Identify the type of figurative language used in the verse above.

      2) Explain why your answer is your answer.

      3) When done , sit quietly.

Next To You – Jordan Sparks

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Metaphor a direct comparrison
METAPHOR- a direct comparrison.

  • A metaphor does not use like or as.


Simile comparing using like or as
Simile - comparing using like or as.

Examples: “ My tears run down like roller blades” – Its not over , secondhand serenade(0:11)

“ Life’s like a novel with the end ripped out “ – Stand , Rascal Flatts(1:02)


Alitteration repeats same sound at the beginning of word
Alitteration- Repeats same sound at the beginning of word.

Examples :


Onomonepeia a sound that sounds like the word its describing
Onomonepeia- A sound that sounds like the word its describing.

Examples:


Personifcation giving human qualities to something that isnt alive
Personifcation- giving human qualities to something that isnt alive.

Examples:


Hyperbole a exaggeration
Hyperbole- A exaggeration.

  • Examples:


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