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Figurative language. By: Kimberly Stanley. personification . An animal given human-like qualities or an object given life-like qualities. alliteration.

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Figurative language

Figurative language

By: Kimberly Stanley


Personification

personification

An animal given human-like qualities or an object given life-like qualities.


Alliteration

alliteration

Consonant sounds repeated at the beginning’s of word’s.


Assonance

assonance

Repeated vowel sounds in a line or line of poetry.


Hyperbole

hyperbole

Exaggeration often used for emphasis.

Example: man, that’s like a million time’s harder.


Onomatopoeia

onomatopoeia

Words that imitate the sound they are naming.


Metaphor

metaphor

A direct comparison of two unlike thing’s.

Example: I just ate a horse and zebra.


Simile

Simile

A comparison of two thing’s using “like” or “as”.

Example: my mind is like a ocean; my words are like a river.


Imagery

Imagery

Most images are visual, but they can also appeal to the senses of sound, touch ,taste, or smell


Idiom

Idiom

An expression where the literal meaning of the words is not the meaning of the expression. It mean’s something other than what it actually say’s


Consonance

consonance

The repeated consonant sound’s can be anywhere in the word.


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