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  1. Figurative Language

  2. Simile • Compare 2 ideas/objects or 1 object and 1 idea that are similar using LIKE or AS (como, parecido a, cual, tal, así) Examples: • Cute as a kitten • Life is like a box of chocolates • Tusdientesblancoscomoperlas

  3. Hyperbole • An exaggeration Examples: • I’ve told you a million times. • I am so hungry I could eat a horse. • Mil gracias.

  4. Alliteration • Two or more words in a row starting with the same sound Examples: • Shesells sea shells by the sea shore • finales, fugaces, fugitivos fuegos fundidos en tu piel fundada

  5. Metaphor • Comparison of 2 unlike objects, ideas, thoughts or feelings to provide a clearer description Examples: • Apple of my eye • The light of my life • Eres la luz de mi vida

  6. Personification • Giving human characteristics to non-living things, ideas, or animals. Examples: • Opportunity was knocking at the door. • Her life passed her by. • Las estrellas nos mirabanmientras la ciudad sonreía

  7. Oxymoron • Two words that are contradictory Examples: • Pretty ugly • Definite maybe • Sweet sorrow • Copia original

  8. Onomatopoeia • A word that sounds like the common sound of the object it is describing Examples: • Choo choo  train • Bzzz bzzz  bee • el kikirikídel gallo • el tic-tacdel reloj

  9. Foreshadow • Giving a hint beforehand that something is going to happen • Presagio • Examples: • Gray clouds storm

  10. Symbolism • Giving special meaning to objects, things, relationships or events • Examples: • Flag country, patriotism • Ring  wedding, promise, engagement • Cross  religion, God