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Defining typical figurative language terms: alliteration, onomatopoeia, metaphor, simile, personification

Defining typical figurative language terms: alliteration, onomatopoeia, metaphor, simile, personification

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  • 1. Timmy tries to train his tongue…
    figuratively speaking
  • 2. Personification
    Metaphors
    Similes
    Alliteration
    Figurative Language
    Imagery
    Hyperbole
    Idioms
    Onomatopoeia
  • 3. A figure of speech which gives the qualities of a person to an animal, an object, or an idea.
    Personification
  • 4. Personification
    The ocean licked its salty lips as it swallowed the sinking ship.
  • 5. Hyperbole
    An exaggerated statement used to heighten effect.
  • 6. Hyperbole
    Timmy has
    a ton of homework.
  • 7. Metaphor
    A figure of speech which involves an implied comparison between two relatively unlike things using a form of be.
  • 8. Metaphor
    You are daddy’s little ray of sunshine.
  • 9.
  • 10. an expression whose meaning is not predictable from the usual meanings of its constituent elements
    Idiom
  • 11. Idiom
    Timmy was burning the midnight oil preparing for his final exam.
  • 12. Alliteration
    Repeated consonant sounds occurring at the beginning of words or within words
  • 13. Alliteration
    Tiny Tim’s tiptoeing through the tulips.
  • 14. Simile
    A figure of speech which involves a direct comparison between two unlike things, usually with the words like or as.
  • 15. Simile
    Tim’s as strong as an ox.
  • 16. Onomatopoeia
    What do you hear?
  • 17. Onomatopoeia
    Chime
    Whoosh
    Clap
  • 18. Timmy’s tongue is now
    as sharp as a whip.
    Whoop, Whoop! Way to go, Timmy!