MetaphorA metaphor states a fact or draws a verbal picture by usingcomparison.A simile would say you are like something. A metaphor ismore positive – it says you are something!Example: You are what you eat.
Guess the Figurative LanguageThe flowers danced in the gentle breeze. ______________This house is as clean as a whistle. ___________Her hair is silk. _______________Rabbits running over roses. _______________Crash, bang, boom. ________________That is as big as an elephant. ______________PersonificationSimileMetaphorAlliterationonomatopoeiahyperbole
Quiz Time!Let’s see how you do recognizing these!
Simile personificationHe is older than the hills.Find the figurative languagehyperbole
You woke me up!I’m a bear in themorning! Tryagain so I can goback to sleep!
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