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  • 1. Figurative language By: Michael Fechtmann December 2008
  • 2. Metaphor definition
    • Comparison between 2 things
  • 3. Metaphor internet examples
    • A warm reception
    • http://knowgramming.com/metaphors/metaphor_chapters/metaphor_examples-sensory.htm
  • 4. Metaphor personal examples
    • The sweet smell of success
  • 5. Simile definition
    • Comparison between 2 things
    • Uses like or as
  • 6. Simile internet example
    • As alike as two peas in a pod
  • 7. Simile personal example
    • As Sharpe as a marble
  • 8. Alliteration definition
    • Repetition of consonant sounds
  • 9. Alliteration internet example
    • Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
  • 10. Alliteration personal example
    • See Sandy sell sandwiches in the sandwich shop.
  • 11. Personification definition
    • A type of metaphor in which distinct human qualities
  • 12. Personification internet examples
    • Snow speaks to the people its falling above in the glooming sunlight. Its white sparkling voice echoes as it falls through the air.
  • 13. Personification personal example
    • TV is my friend
  • 14. Onomatopoeia definition
    • Onomatopoeia is the imitation of natural sounds in world form.
  • 15. Onomatopoeia internet examples
    • Bzz bzz bzz
  • 16. Onomatopoeia personal example
    • Click click click
  • 17. Idiom definition is a phrase whose meaning cannot be determined by the literal definition of the phrase itself
  • 18. Idiom internet example
    • "The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his art that he will work at it come hell or high water ." (Stendhal)
  • 19. Idiom personal example
    • I am broke and I cannot go to a movie tonight.