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Created by: Ms. Amber Howard   June 2012          Figurative          Language          Arm yourself with the tools       ...
Marvel’s superheroesare fed up with the local newspapers that have beencovering their stories.Instead of telling of their ...
Learn to recognize and use:SimileMetaphorMetonymyApostrophePersonificationSynesthesiaHyperboleAlliterationOxymoronOnomatop...
Simile   A figure of speech that directly compares   two different things, usually by employing             the words "lik...
MetaphorA figure of speech that describes something     as being the same as an otherwiseunrelated object without using “l...
Metonymy        Referring to something by using the name of something        associated with it. One word is substituted f...
ApostropheAddressing something not usually spoken to: like an object,a fictional or historic figure, an idea, or something...
Giving human characteristics to      something non-human.Green Goblin’s hoverboard  had a mind of its own.The dish ran awa...
Synesthesia    Describing an object or experience in              sensory terms unrelated to that object.               Th...
A figure of speech in whichexaggeration is used for emphasisor effect; an extravagant statement.                          ...
The repetition of the consonantsound at the beginning of a word.            Alliteration      Reed Richards and Sue Storm ...
Captain America appreciates       serious jokes.Invisible ink was used to write     the secret message.Have you ever felt ...
OnomatopoeiaWords that imitate the soundsassociated with the objects or    actions they refer to.The steam escaped the pip...
ReviewSimile: A figure of speech that directly compares two different things,usually by employing the words "like" or "as"...
ReviewSynesthesia: Describing an object or experience in sensory termsunrelated to that object.Hyperbole: A figure of spee...
Show off your skills!Click on the notepad to demonstrate to the superheroes thatyou are ready to replace the previous news...
This afternoon Spider-Woman will interview with the press about               the corruption of Super Hero City.          ...
Mister Fantastic had French fries for a side dish during dinner.      Hyperbole      Apostrophe      Synesthesia      Alli...
Betsy, you are the best car in the world!Apostrophe                                              OxymoronSimile           ...
Iron Man launched into action like a speeding missile.                                                    Metaphor        ...
The bacon sizzled and popped in the hot frying pan.                                             Oxymoron                  ...
The Beast was a wrecking ball, smashing everything in sight.    Personification    Metaphor    Oxymoron    Apostrophe     ...
The sky grew angry and dark before throwing        the lightning bolt down to earth.                                      ...
The out of tune piano could only play sour music.Synesthesia                                              OxymoronApostrop...
The Fantastic Four are always fighting for peace.PersonificationHyperboleOxymoronAlliteration    Click on the type of figu...
This is the easiest question that has ever been written               in the history of the world.                        ...
Congratulations!The superheroes agree that you are qualified to cover their adventures.     Click on the website below to ...
Google Image Result forhttp://1.bp.blogspot.com/_ut1TT8TBzBw/S7WXbpb3bzI/AAAAAAAAAoY/sljOKNFkUtc/s1600/black%2Bblizzard%2B...
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  1. 1. Created by: Ms. Amber Howard June 2012 Figurative Language Arm yourself with the tools you need to:  Write interesting stories  Create colorful sentences  Express yourself creatively
  2. 2. Marvel’s superheroesare fed up with the local newspapers that have beencovering their stories.Instead of telling of their heroic deeds with thecolorful and descriptive language that theydeserve, the papers have been printing theirexploits in simple sentences.See the difference for yourself…Captain America saved a cat.Captain America rescued a cowardly cat from the tallest oak in the park.The Invisible Woman was quick.The Invisible Woman vanished in the blink of an eye.Iron Man won the fight.In the battle of the century, Iron Man squashed Magneto like a bug.
  3. 3. Learn to recognize and use:SimileMetaphorMetonymyApostrophePersonificationSynesthesiaHyperboleAlliterationOxymoronOnomatopoeiaTest your knowledge, then design your own graphic novel.
  4. 4. Simile A figure of speech that directly compares two different things, usually by employing the words "like" or "as". Mister Fantastic is as stretchy as a rubber band.The Invisible Woman can be as clear as glass. The Human Torch burns like a candle on a cake. The Thing is like a human mountain.
  5. 5. MetaphorA figure of speech that describes something as being the same as an otherwiseunrelated object without using “like” or “as”. Mister Fantastic is a rubber band. The Invisible Woman is clear glass. The Human Torch is a burning candle. The Thing is a living mountain.
  6. 6. Metonymy Referring to something by using the name of something associated with it. One word is substituted for another.Can I get a hand with these boxes please? “have help” The White House will be holding a press conference this afternoon. “the President”Next week, Spider-Man will be making his debut on the silver screen. “starring in a movie”
  7. 7. ApostropheAddressing something not usually spoken to: like an object,a fictional or historic figure, an idea, or something in nature. Wisdom, where have you gone?Shelter me under your ancient branches, gentle tree. Hello darkness, my old friend. Spider-Woman, what a web you spin!
  8. 8. Giving human characteristics to something non-human.Green Goblin’s hoverboard had a mind of its own.The dish ran away with the spoon.The news article screamed for attention.
  9. 9. Synesthesia Describing an object or experience in sensory terms unrelated to that object. The Iron Fist wore a loud green suit. hearing – vision Get out of the bitter cold! taste - temperature Parting is such sweet sorrow. taste - feeling
  10. 10. A figure of speech in whichexaggeration is used for emphasisor effect; an extravagant statement. When Rhino landed, the earth shook. I was buried under a mountain of homework. She was so hungry she could eat a horse.
  11. 11. The repetition of the consonantsound at the beginning of a word. Alliteration Reed Richards and Sue Storm were married Saturday. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. The Silver Surfer sails through the sky.
  12. 12. Captain America appreciates serious jokes.Invisible ink was used to write the secret message.Have you ever felt alone in a crowd?
  13. 13. OnomatopoeiaWords that imitate the soundsassociated with the objects or actions they refer to.The steam escaped the pipe with a hiss. The mouse let out a squeakand ducked back into its hole.A sonic boom shook the city.
  14. 14. ReviewSimile: A figure of speech that directly compares two different things,usually by employing the words "like" or "as".Metaphor: A figure of speech that describes something as being thesame as an otherwise unrelated object without using “like” or “as”.Metonymy: Referring to something by using the name of somethingassociated with it. One word is substituted for another.Apostrophe: Addressing something not usually spoken to: like an object,an historical figure, an idea, or something in nature.Personification: Giving human characteristics to something non-human.
  15. 15. ReviewSynesthesia: Describing an object or experience in sensory termsunrelated to that object.Hyperbole: A figure of speech in which exaggeration is used foremphasis or effect; an extravagant statement.Alliteration: The repetition of the consonant sound at the beginning of aword within a sentence.Oxymoron: A figure of speech that combines contradictory terms (used tocall attention to an apparent contradiction).Onomatopoeia: Words that imitate the sounds associated with theobjects or actions they refer to.
  16. 16. Show off your skills!Click on the notepad to demonstrate to the superheroes thatyou are ready to replace the previous newspaper journalist.
  17. 17. This afternoon Spider-Woman will interview with the press about the corruption of Super Hero City. Simile Hyperbole Metonymy Onomatopoeia Click on the type of figurative language used in the sentence.
  18. 18. Mister Fantastic had French fries for a side dish during dinner. Hyperbole Apostrophe Synesthesia Alliteration Click on the type of figurative language used in the sentence.
  19. 19. Betsy, you are the best car in the world!Apostrophe OxymoronSimile Synesthesia Click on the type of figurative language used in the sentence.
  20. 20. Iron Man launched into action like a speeding missile. Metaphor Simile Metonymy Personification Click on the type of figurative language used in the sentence.
  21. 21. The bacon sizzled and popped in the hot frying pan. Oxymoron Hyperbole Metonymy Onomatopoeia Click on the type of figurative language used in the sentence.
  22. 22. The Beast was a wrecking ball, smashing everything in sight. Personification Metaphor Oxymoron Apostrophe Click on the type of figurative language used in the sentence.
  23. 23. The sky grew angry and dark before throwing the lightning bolt down to earth. Metonymy Hyperbole Synesthesia PersonificationClick on the type of figurative language used in the sentence.
  24. 24. The out of tune piano could only play sour music.Synesthesia OxymoronApostrophe Hyperbole Click on the type of figurative language used in the sentence.
  25. 25. The Fantastic Four are always fighting for peace.PersonificationHyperboleOxymoronAlliteration Click on the type of figurative language used in the sentence.
  26. 26. This is the easiest question that has ever been written in the history of the world. Simile Hyperbole Metonymy Onomatopoeia Click on the type of figurative language used in the sentence.
  27. 27. Congratulations!The superheroes agree that you are qualified to cover their adventures. Click on the website below to create your own graphic novel.
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