Figurative Language Review. English 8 Mrs. Davis Walk Two Moons, 2013. Opening Question:. How important are the words in a story? What impact can word choice have on a story?. Figurative.
Walk Two Moons, 2013
Figurative Language is language that is
used to help make writing more descriptive and lively.
This type of language helps to
provide vivid imagery for the reader.
Definition: a comparison between two things using the words like or as.
Definition: also a comparison of two things but without using like or as.
Definition: a description in which nonhuman objects or animals are given human-like characteristics.
Definition: An obvious or intentional exaggeration (usually for comedic or dramatic effect)
Because it is raining cats and dogs, our picnic is ruined.
Keith used all his savings to start a fishing business, but I told him not to put all his eggs in one basket.
Avoid Calvin today. He has a real chip on his shoulder.
Wow, are you grumpy this morning. I can tell you got up on the wrong side of the bed.
Sean is as mad as a hatter, but he is my most interesting friend.