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Figurative Language

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  1. Figurative Language

  2. Assonance The repetition of vowel sounds but not consonants. Examples: The cat sat on a mat.

  3. Figurative • Meaning is not literal; includes words that say one thing and mean another. • Examples of figurative language include similes, metaphors, personifications, and hyperbole.

  4. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQYU8UEgudQ&feature=related

  5. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naoBkJ4r7Zg • The act of giving human characteristics to an animal, object, or idea

  6. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a07fQm-TCvs

  7. 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

  8. Literal • Taking words for their exact meaning