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Literal vs. Figurative Language. Essential Vocabulary. Analyze-to break apart; look under the surface Literal language-language that means exactly what it says Figurative language-language that has a hidden meaning Analogy (uh-now- luh -gee)-a comparison

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essential vocabulary
Essential Vocabulary
  • Analyze-to break apart; look under the surface
  • Literal language-language that means exactly what it says
  • Figurative language-language that has a hidden meaning
  • Analogy (uh-now-luh-gee)-a comparison
  • Analogous (uh-now-luh-gus)-similar
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Literal

The sky was blue.

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figurative

Tom was blue after learning that he failed his test.

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Literal

The sucker was made of marshmallow.

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Figurative

The cloud was made of marshmallows.

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Figurative

Paris Hilton is an airhead.

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Lightning travels 186,000 miles per second.

figurative

Asafa Powell, the world’s fastest man, runs 100 meters in 9.7 seconds.

He was fast as lightning.

figurative language is usually an analogy
Figurative Language is Usually an Analogy.

Remember, an analogy is a comparison between two things.

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The cloud was made of marshmallows.

What is it about marshmallows that make them similar to clouds?

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He was fast as lightning.

Why would someone compare a person to the speed of lightning?

now you try
Now, you try
  • Make a list of 5 examples of figurative language and write why someone would use it.
    • Ex: He was as fast as lightning. This would be used to show that someone was really fast.
  • Write 3 examples of literal language.
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