DECEMBER 9, 2013 WARM UP : C -3
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE WORDS AND PHRASES THAT CREATE IMAGES OR COMPARISONS THAT ARE NOT LITERAL.
METAPHOR A comparison that does not use like or as I was a sloth this morning, not wanting to get out of bed. I was a jack rabbit this morning, jumping up to get ready for school.
SIMILE • a comparison using like or as I was a slow as a sloth this morning.notwanting to get out of bed. I was as quick as a jack rabbit this morning, jumping up to get ready for school.
PERSONIFICATION • Giving human qualities to a non-human, an object or an animal. • The bed hugged me close as I snuggled in this morning. • The sunlight called me out of my bed early this morning.
HYPERBOLE • An exaggeration used for emphasisi • I could have stayed in bed for days, I was so tired.
ALLUSION • A comparison using a specific reference Mrs. Manley turned into the Hulk when the class didn’t settle down. Like Usain Bolt, Cal sped into the classroom.