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  • Figurative Language By: Joseph Chounard December 2008
  • Metaphor Definition
    • comparison between two things
  • Metaphor internet example
    • Love stinks
    • http://knowgramming.com/metaphors/metaphor_chapters/metaphor_examples-sensory.htm
  • Metaphor personal example
    • The sky was molasses
  • Simile Definition
    • Comparison between 2 things.
    • Using like or as.
  • Simile internet example
    • As busy as a bee.
    • http://www.saidwhat.co.uk/spoon/similes.php
  • Simile personal example
    • As big as a bear.
  • Alliteration Definition
    • Repeating consonant sounds
  • Alliteration internet example
    • Rabbits Running Over Roses.
    • http://library.thinkquest.org/J0112392/alliteration.html
  • Alliteration personal example
    • The busy bee buzzed by the bike.
  • Personification Definition
    • Assigning human traits to animals or objects.
  • Personification internet example
    • The lonely train whistle cried out in the night.
  • Personification personal example
    • The tall tree stood up and walked away
  • Onomatopoeia Definition
    • Sounds mimicking words
  • Onomatopoeia internet example
    • Tlot-tlot; tlot-tlot
    • http:// knowgramming.com /
  • Onomatopoeia personal example
    • Ding-dong went the door bell
  • Hyperbole Definition
    • Extreme exaggerated statement
  • Hyperbole internet example
    • "My dog is so ugly, I have to tie a $100 bill on it so people will pet him
  • Hyperbole personal example
    • He is so rich that he make millionaires look poor.
  • Idioms Definition
    • an expression whose meaning is not predictable from the usual meanings of its constituent elements and that is not a constituent of a larger expression of like characteristics.
  • Idiom internet example
    • A bit much
    • http://www.usingenglish.com/reference/idioms/
  • Idiom personal example
    • A little bird told me
  • The End
    • By: Joseph Chounard