simile. assonance. Figurative Language. personification. metaphor. Alliteration. onomatopoeia. What is it?. Figurative language is a word or phrase that departs from everyday literal language for the sake of comparison, emphasis, clarity, or freshness. Simile: a way of describing
a way of
comparing it with something
"like" or "as"
You run like a rabbit.
She is happy as a clam.
He is sneaky as a snake.
A way of describing
something by comparing it
to something else
The clown was a feather floating away.
to compare something
that is not human
as if it had human
The friendly gates welcomed us.
The Earth coughed and choked in all of the pollution.
Tiny Tommy Thomson takes toy trucks to Timmy’s on Tuesday.
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vowel sounds. Doesn't have to rhyme!!
The pain may drain Drake, but maybe the weight is fake.
Words that are
Swish swish swish
Chug chug chug!!
Glippp Gluppp Gluppp
Revenue Enhancement ----- Tax Increase
Downsize staff ----- Mass Firings
Pre-Owned ----- Used
title for the book.