Identifying figurative language

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Identifying figurative language

  1. 1. IdentifyingFigurativeLanguageJoey , Sacramento, Borris, AshleyMs. LordsPeriod 12/16/12
  2. 2. Figurative Language Words that represent a figure or symbol. (Not in its literal sense; Metaphorical)
  3. 3. Types of Figurative Language Simile Imagery Metaphor Personification Alliteration Onomatopoeia Hyperbole Idiom Cliché
  4. 4. Refreshment Simile- Figure of speech which two unlike things are compared using like or as Imagery- Information in the text that gives the reader mental images Metaphor- Figure of speech which a term or phrase is compared not using like or as Personification- Giving an inanimate object human-like characteristics Alliteration- The repeation of two or more words of a word group with the same letter Onomatopoeia- Words that imitate a sound Hyperbole- Intentional exaggeration Idiom- An expression of one language whose parts correspond to elements in another language but is not totally translatable Cliché- A stereotyped expression
  5. 5. What type of Figurative Languageis this? “Thiswasn’t the work of a cheap carnival tattoo man with three colors and whiskey on his breath.”A. ImageryB. AlliterationC. IdiomD. Cliché The Illustrated Man
  6. 6. What type of Figurative Languageis this? “Illustratedman walked over the hill and stood for a moment against the sky”A. SimileB. ClichéC. PersonificationD. Hyperbole The Illustrated Man
  7. 7. What type of Figurative Languageis this? “…It’s time for you to get there and try your wings…”A. MetaphorB. OnomatopoeiaC. IdiomD. Hyperbole Yesterday’s Future Came Today
  8. 8. What type of Figurative Languageis this? “She accused him of blowing money…”A. ImageryB. OnomatopoeiaC. PersonificationD. Idiom Yesterday’s Future Came Today
  9. 9. Answers 1. Imagery 2. Hyperbole 3. Idiom 4. Idiom

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