Figurative Language. September 19, 2011 Courtney Ayers and Caroline Jubb. Simile. Simile-using like or as to compare 2 things Example- My dog is as big as a horse . Metaphor. Metaphor-comparing 2 things without using like or as; something is something else
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September 19, 2011
Courtney Ayers andCaroline Jubb
Simile-using like or as to compare 2 things
Example- My dog is as big as a horse.
Metaphor-comparing 2 things without using like or as; something is something else
Example- He is a drifter, working wherever he can find work.
Hyperbole- using exaggeration to make a point
Example- The man can run so fast he is able to run across the Pacific Ocean in 5 minutes.
Examples- I went outside and a frog went “Ribbit!”
Alliteration- repetition of the beginning sound
Example- Lilian licked a lollipop.
Personification- giving human qualities to something not human
Example- While the rain drops danced to the ground happily, the trees groaned in the wind.
Idiom-a well known expression that does not mean what it says.
Example- Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.
Hint- these sentences may have more than 1 answer.