Figurative Language Review. Name The Figurative Language!. 1. The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor. Metaphor. Name The Figurative Language!. 2 . I heard her skirt swish as she walked leisurely up the winding staircase. Onomatopoeia. Name The Figurative Language!.
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1. The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor.
2. I heard her skirt swish as she walked leisurely up the winding staircase.
3. Paula wears so much make-up she has to use a sandblaster to get it off at night.
4. My love is like a red, red rose.
5. Our family dinner was a combination of boisterous conversation that made the room hum with the sound of happiness, badly burnt chicken that tasted like rubber, and the scent of freshly baked bread that reminded me of home.
6. The stars danced playfully in the moonlit sky.
7. Every time I tell a lie, I expect my nose to grow like Pinocchio’s.
8. An old man turned ninety-eight. He won the lottery and died the next day of chronic emphysema from inhalation of the latex particles scratched off a decades' worth of lottery tickets.
9. The deafening silence was unbearable.
10. Emily didn't like to spend money. She was no Scrooge, but she seldom purchased anything except the bare necessities.
11. While running drills in gym class one humid afternoon in June, Chris yelled to his teacher, “Sir, can we go inside? I think I might sweat to death!”
12. As I stumbled to the breakfast table in a sleepy haze, I knew the only thing that could wake me up was the delightful snap, crackle, and pop of my favourite morning cereal.
13. Because I could not stop for Death,He kindly stopped for me;The carriage held but just ourselvesAnd Immortality.
14. When she tasted the sour candy, Sarah’s mouth suddenly puckered like a fish under water.
15. A breathtaking flower quickly withers and dies, which represents the fleeting nature of beauty and reminds us that everything will eventually age and decay.
16. The goalie was a brick wall, because when he was in the net, nothing could get past him.
17. The crimson blood flowed slowly down his charred face, and I could smell the burning wreckage in the distance as the screams of the people still trapped within the building echoed ominously through the brisk night air.
18. Betty Botter bought some butter, but, she said, the butter’s bitter; if I put it in my batter it will make my batter bitter, but a bit of better butter will make my batter better.
19. Maureen, tormented by envy and jealousy, put on the flowing green gown for the party where she knew her former lover would be with another woman.
20. The ending of the game was truly bitter sweet.