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

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