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FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE. BY:JOE BAKER & CESAR VILLEGAS. SIMILES. similes. A comparison between two objects using the words “LIKE OR AS” EX#1: Her hair was LIKE woven silk. EX#2: He was cool AS a cucumber. METAPHORS. METAPHORS. Your Text Here.

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figurative language

FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE

BY:JOE BAKER & CESAR VILLEGAS

similes
SIMILES

similes

  • A comparison between two objects using the words “LIKE OR AS”
  • EX#1: Her hair was LIKE woven silk.
  • EX#2: He was cool AS a cucumber.
metaphors
METAPHORS
  • METAPHORS

Your Text Here

  • If you can create a SIMILE, you can easily make it a metaphor by removing the “LIKE OR AS”
  • EX#1:The BULLY was a TANK.
  • EX#2: The POPCORN was a FIREWORK.
personifications
PERSONIFICATIONS

PERSONIFICATIONS

  • Given HUMAN QUALITIES to things that are not human.
  • EX#1: OBJECT: My computer HATES me

EX#2: ANIMAL: The birds SANG in chorus.

alliterations
ALLITERATIONS

ALLITERATIONS

  • The REPITITION of WORDS AND SOUNDS of neighboring words.
  • EX#1: Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers.
  • She Sells Sea Shells by the Sea Shore.
otomatopeias
OTOMATOPEIAS

ONOMOTOPEIAS

  • Simply a word that IMITATES a SOUND.
  • EX:BOOM! POW! MEOW! UGHH! BEEP! SPLAT!
hyperboles
HYPERBOLES

HYPERBOLES

  • A hyperbole is an extreme exaggeration.
  • EX: I nearly died laughing. I tried a thousand times
idioms
IDIOMS

IDIOMS

  • An idiom is a statement where the meaning differs from the actual words in the place.
  • EX: On cloud nine.