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By Austin Evans and Damarius Mosley 9/19/11. Figurative Language. Simile. Simile-using like or as to compare 2 things. He is free as a bird. Metaphor. Metaphor-comparing 2 things without using like or as; something is something else. She has a heart of gold. Hyperbole.

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    1. By Austin Evans and Damarius Mosley 9/19/11 Figurative Language

    2. Simile • Simile-using like or as to compare 2 things. • He is free as a bird.

    3. Metaphor • Metaphor-comparing 2 things without using like or as; something is something else. • She has a heart of gold.

    4. Hyperbole • Hyperbole-using exaggeration to make a point. • Her brain is the size of a pea.

    5. Onomatopoeia Onomatopoeia-sound word. The door bell ding when I pushed it.

    6. Alliteration • Alliteration-repetition of beginning sound. • The bumble bee buzz around town.

    7. Personification • Personification-giving human qualities to something not human. • The rain kissed my cheeks as it fell.

    8. Idiom • Idiom-a well known expression that does not mean what it says. • Baker’s dozen

    9. Practice problems • 1.Beating around the bush. • 2. He got tons of money. • 3. The bee buzz • 4.He is fast as lighting. • 5.Ideas are wings • 6.The sun smiled at me as I walk bye. • 7.The bee buzz around the busy town.