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Figurative Language. Simile Metaphor Onomatopoeia Idiom Hyperbole. Simile. a comparison of two unlike things using “like” or “as” His feet were as big as boats. Metaphor. comparison is made between two unlike things Her hair was silk. Simile or Metaphor?.

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figurative language

Figurative Language

Simile

Metaphor

Onomatopoeia

Idiom

Hyperbole

simile
Simile
  • a comparison of two unlike things using “like” or “as”
  • His feet were as big as boats.
metaphor
Metaphor
  • comparison is made between two unlike things
  • Her hair was silk.
simile or metaphor
Simile or Metaphor?
  • The baby was like an octopus, grabbing at all the cans on the grocery store shelves.
  • The giant’s steps were thunder as he ran toward Jack.
  • The pillow was a cloud after a long day of work.
  • I feel like a limp dishrag.
  • Those girls are like two peas in a pod.
simile or metaphor1
Simile or Metaphor
  • In 5 minutes, come up with as many similes and metaphors for this word as you can.
  • Chocolate
onomatopoeia
Onomatopoeia
  • The use of words that imitate the sounds associated with the objects or actions they refer to
  • I could hear their buzzing, so I knew there was a bee’s nest around here somewhere.
onomatopoeia1
Onomatopoeia
  • Achoo
  • Bloop
  • Clink
  • Ding
  • Fizz
  • Jingle
  • Sizzle
  • Zap
idiom
Idiom
  • a phrase where the words together have a meaning that is different from the dictionary definitions of the individual words
  • Writing an essay is a piece of cake for April.
hyperbole
Hyperbole
  • a description that is exaggerated for emphasis
  • I’m so hungry I could eat a horse!