Figurative Language. I. What is it? . Expressions or descriptions that are not actually true, but suggest or imply truth and enhance understanding. Example: “Her hair was like a waterfall” What truths does the statement imply? - The hair is long -The hair is silky -The hair is beautiful.
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Example: “Her hair was like a waterfall”
What truths does the statement imply?
- The hair is long
-The hair is silky
-The hair is beautiful
a. “My dog is a beast.”
a. “My dog is like a beast.”
a. “I am feeling under the weather.”
a. “An angry storm”
a. “The denotation of a turkey is a bird.”
a. “The connotation of a turkey is stupidity.”
“The library became my home where the old librarian would stare at me with her owl eyes”
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE LETS YOU SAY MORE USING FEWER WORDS!