Assonance The repetition of vowel sounds but not consonants. Examples: The cat sat on a mat.
Figurative • Meaning is not literal; includes words that say one thing and mean another. • Examples of figurative language include similes, metaphors, personifications, and hyperbole.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naoBkJ4r7Zg • The act of giving human characteristics to an animal, object, or idea
What is the difference between figurative and literal? • Literal • Taking words for their exact meaning • Figurative • Not literal; uses figures of speech • Used to create vivid impressions • Words that say one thing and mean another
Literal • Taking words for their exact meaning