By:Niya Burton. Figurative Language. Simile . Example: My cousins breath smells so bad in the morning it like a naked demon walking in his mouth. Comparison of two things using “like” or “as”. Metaphor. Example: Joe’s closet is a mall.
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Example: My cousins breath smells so bad in the morning it like a naked demon walking in his mouth.
Comparison of two things using “like” or “as”
Example: Joe’s closet is a mall.
Two things are compared without using “like” or “as”.
Example: The flower danced in the wind.
Given human traits to objects or ideas.
Example: The cows “mooed” and the chicken “clucked” all night.
Words that represent the actual sound of something are words of onomatopoeia.
Example: “The time goes by fastthat we never even seen it coming.”
Exaggeration to show strong feeling or effect.
“I’ll be back in a second.”
Expression with less strength than expected
The opposite of hyperbole.
“Fred friends fried Fritos for Friday’s food.”
The repetition of the first constant sound in words, as on the nursery rhyme.
“The bugs on the sealing is like hale falling.”
Expression that don’t mean exactly what they say.