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  • 1. Figurative Language By: Brook Daugherty December2008 <3
  • 2. Metaphor definition
    • comparison between two things
  • 3. Metaphor internet example
    • a r a in b o w of colors [ ;
    • http://knowgramming.com/metaphors/metaphor_chapters/metaphor_examples-sensory.htm
  • 4. Metaphor personal example I was as happy as a dolphin.
  • 5. Simile definition
    • a simile is something that uses like or as.
  • 6. Simile internet example
    • I stop walking The wind pushes against my back Telling me to move forward
  • 7. Personal simile example.
    • I can feel the cold air blow as sweet as a song.
  • 8. Alliteration internet example See Sally sell seashells by the seashore . http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Can_you_give_five_examples_of_alliteration
  • 9. Alliteration
    • Windy was wickedly wild
  • 10. Personification definition
    • A personification is a figure of speech that gives an inanimate object or abstract idea human traits and qualities, such as emotions, desires, sensations, physical gestures and speech.
  • 11. personification internet example Oreo: Milk’s favorite cookie.&quot;
  • 12. Personification example
    • Joe is the “teachers pet”
  • 13. Idiom definition
    • An idiom is an expression, that is a term or phrase whose meaning cannot be deduced from the literal definitions and the arrangement of its parts, but refers instead to a figurative meaning that is known only through common use
  • 14. Idiom internet example
    • Bob said the test was difficult, but I thought it was a piece of cake
  • 15. Idiom example
    • I told Sydney to go brake a leg at her gymnastics meet.
  • 16. Onomatopoeia definition
    •  The use of words which in their pronunciation suggest their meaning. &quot;Hiss,&quot; for example, when spoken is intended resemble the sound of steam or of a snake.
  • 17. Onomatopoeia example
    • The snake hissed at me.
  • 18. The end! ( :

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