Figurative Language. By: Catherine Tedder. Finding true love is as difficult as finding a black rock in coal. Simile: The comparison of two things using like or as. Simile. Hyperbole. I would rather eat dirt than sitting though a game of golf.
By: Catherine Tedder
Simile: The comparison of two things using like or as.
I would rather eat dirt than sitting though a game of golf.
Hyperbole: Exaggerating to show string feeling or effect.
Alliteration: The repetition of the first consonant sound on words.
The cold wind on my back is the cold breath of death himself.
Metaphor: Two things are compared without using ‘like’ or ‘as’.
Personification: Giving human traits to objects or ideas.
“Screeeeeeeech”! I jumped, then realized it was just the cat clawing the kitchen floor.
Onomatopoeia: words that represent the actual sound of something.
Idiom: Expressions that don’t mean exactly what they say.
Understatement: Expression with less strength than expected.
Wait for one minute.