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simile. idiom. Figurative Language. personification. hyperbole. metaphor. Alliteration. onomatopoeia. Simile: a way of describing something by comparing it with something else using "like" or "as". I am hungry as a horse. . You run like a rabbit. . She is happy as a clam.

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simile

idiom

Figurative Language

personification

hyperbole

metaphor

Alliteration

onomatopoeia

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Simile:

a way of

describing

something by

comparing it with something

else using

"like" or "as"

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I am hungry as a horse.

You run like a rabbit.

She is happy as a clam.

He is sneaky as a snake.

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Metaphor:

A way of describing

something by comparing it

to something else

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The girl was a fish in the water.

The clown was a feather floating away.

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Personification

to compare something

that is not human

as if it had human

characteristics

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The flowers danced in the wind.

The friendly gates welcomed us.

The Earth coughed and choked in all of the pollution.

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Alliteration:

Repetition

of the

first

consonant

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Stan the strong surfer saved several swimmers on Saturday.

Tiny Tommy Thomson takes toy trucks to Timmy’s on Tuesday.

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Onomatopoeia:

Words that are

sounds

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Yeeeeee Ahhhhhhhh

Swish swish swish

Chug chug chug!!

Glippp Gluppp Gluppp

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Hyperbole

An extreme

exaggeration.

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I’m so hungry I could eat a horse.

He’s taller than a house.

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Idiom:

Phrases which people

use in everyday language

which do not make

sense literally.

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I stuck out my neck for you.

The man had sticky fingers.