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Figurative Language. Maci Barker. Simile. Example: That ballerina is like a graceful flamingo happily dancing in the water. Simile: comparing 2 unlike things using like or as. H yperbole. Example: I will love you forever and always.

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Figurative language

Figurative Language

Maci Barker


Simile
Simile

Example: That ballerina is like a graceful flamingo happily dancing in the water.

Simile: comparing 2 unlike things using like or as


H yperbole
Hyperbole

Example: I will love you forever and always

Hyperbole: is where you exaggerate at or show a very strong felling or effect


Alliteration

Example: Tommy was a tom boy who was raised by toads. Tommy always climbed trees and then tumbled on the way home.

Alliteration

Alliteration: the same constant sound as the words it comes before or after


Metaphor
Metaphor always climbed trees and then tumbled on the way home

Example: His heart is Antarctica.

Metaphor: comparing 2 unlike things without using like or as


P ersonification

Example: always climbed trees and then tumbled on the way homeThe lake was tired and wrinkly this morning.

Personification

Personification: letting something non-human have human traits


Onomatopoeia
Onomatopoeia always climbed trees and then tumbled on the way home

Example: The lighting flashed after the thunder went BOOM!!

Onomatopoeia: sound words that go with words that describe that.


Idiom
Idiom always climbed trees and then tumbled on the way home

Example: You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink it.

Idiom: expressions or sayings that don’t have the exact meaning