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  1. Figurative Language PowerPoint By QaevonRawlings and DionnetaySydnor September 19,2011

  2. Simile Simile-using like or as to compare two things. Ex. My cousin wasblind as a bat. Ex. I am as cold as ice.

  3. Metaphor • Metaphor- comparing 2 things without using like or as; something is something else • Ex. The girl had a heart of gold. • Ex. The dog was so white it looked like it was rolling in dough.

  4. Hyperbole • Hyperbole-using exaggeration to make a point • Ex. When I got home I had aton of homework. • Ex. She was so happy her smile was a mile wide.

  5. Onomatopoeia • Onomatopoeia –sound word • Ex. The car was so fast all you heard was vroom! • EX. When he jump in the pool it was a splash!

  6. Alliteration • Alliteration- repetition of beginning words • Ex. A alligator ate another alligator. • Ex. The thief took a telephone.

  7. Personification • Personification-giving human qualities to something not human. • Ex. The stars winked in the sky. • Ex. All the trees were dancing with the wind.

  8. Idiom Idiom-a well known expression that doesn’t not mean what it says Ex. I told my mom to bite her tonge. Ex. That homework was a piece of cake.

  9. Practice Problems Simile;My dog is stinky as a dump.

  10. Metaphor: My room is a junk yard.

  11. Hyperbole:He is so big he can eat a house.

  12. Onomatopoeia: The car was so fast all you heard was zoom