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Figurative Language. Simile, metaphor, onomatopoeia, personification, hyperbole, alliteration, . Figurative Language. use of words that go beyond their ordinary meanings. requires you to use your imagination to figure out the author\'s meaning .

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figurative language

Figurative Language

Simile, metaphor, onomatopoeia, personification, hyperbole, alliteration,

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Figurative Language

  • use of words that go beyond their ordinary meanings.
  • requires you to use your imagination to figure out the author\'s meaning.

The clouds were like beds of cotton in the sky

simile
SIMILE-

A figure of speech comparing two different things using the words “like” or “as.”

After the football game, the boy was so sore he walked

like a toy soldier.

metaphor
METAPHOR-

A figure of speech comparing two different things by saying one thing is another.

Stars are buttons off the angels’ gowns.

onomatopoeia
Onomatopoeia-

a word or words that imitate a sound

On a hot summer day, the clink of the ices cubes make me thirsty.

personification
Personification-

Giving human characteristics to things that are not human

The moonlight walked across the water!

hyperbole
Hyperbole-

Exaggeration is used for emphasis

Our teacher is so old, she

Probably taught cavemen how to make the wheel.

alliteration
Alliteration-

Repetition of the same consonant sounds.

Cop Curt wrote Wanda the Witch a speeding ticket. She was flying and flipping over the fifty-five mile an hour limit.

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