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    • Figurative Language By S.M.
    • Simile
      • A figure of speech that compares unlike things with as or like.
        • Her hair was black as coal.
        • She was as cold as ice.
    • Metaphor
        • A figure of speech that compared two unlike things without using like or as.
      • Love is a rose.
      • My father is a rock.
    • Personification
        • A figure of speech that gives human characteristics to a non-human object or animal.
        • The stars danced playfully in the moonlight.
        • The fist rays of morning tiptoed through the meadow.
    • Hyperbole
        • An exaggeration that is untrue.
        • His brain is the size of a pea.
        • They ran like greased lightning.
    • Symbolism Represents abstract ideas.
        • The 13 stripes on the American flag represents the 13 colonies.
        • The 50 stars on the American flag represents the 50 states.
    • Idiom An expression which does not mean what it really says.
        • That was a curly question.
        • He really went to town on that issue.
    • Onomatopoeia
        • Words which imitate sounds
        • Ring!!! Ring!!! Went the phone.
        • Poink! When the pebble in the water.
    • Alliteration
        • The repetition of usually initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables.
        • Don’t delay dawns disarming display.
        • Careless cars cutting corners create confusion.