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  • 1. Figurative Language By S.M.
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. Metaphor
      • A figure of speech that compared two unlike things without using like or as.
    • Love is a rose.
    • My father is a rock.
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. Hyperbole
      • An exaggeration that is untrue.
      • His brain is the size of a pea.
      • They ran like greased lightning.
  • 6. 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.
  • 7. Idiom An expression which does not mean what it really says.
      • That was a curly question.
      • He really went to town on that issue.
  • 8. Onomatopoeia
      • Words which imitate sounds
      • Ring!!! Ring!!! Went the phone.
      • Poink! When the pebble in the water.
  • 9. 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.

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