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  • 1. Figurative Language By: Joseph Chounard December 2008
  • 2. Metaphor Definition
    • comparison between two things
  • 3. Metaphor internet example
    • Love stinks
    • http://knowgramming.com/metaphors/metaphor_chapters/metaphor_examples-sensory.htm
  • 4. Metaphor personal example
    • The sky was molasses
  • 5. Simile Definition
    • Comparison between 2 things.
    • Using like or as.
  • 6. Simile internet example
    • As busy as a bee.
    • http://www.saidwhat.co.uk/spoon/similes.php
  • 7. Simile personal example
    • As big as a bear.
  • 8. Alliteration Definition
    • Repeating consonant sounds
  • 9. Alliteration internet example
    • Rabbits Running Over Roses.
    • http://library.thinkquest.org/J0112392/alliteration.html
  • 10. Alliteration personal example
    • The busy bee buzzed by the bike.
  • 11. Personification Definition
    • Assigning human traits to animals or objects.
  • 12. Personification internet example
    • The lonely train whistle cried out in the night.
  • 13. Personification personal example
    • The tall tree stood up and walked away
  • 14. Onomatopoeia Definition
    • Sounds mimicking words
  • 15. Onomatopoeia internet example
    • Tlot-tlot; tlot-tlot
    • http:// knowgramming.com /
  • 16. Onomatopoeia personal example
    • Ding-dong went the door bell
  • 17. Hyperbole Definition
    • Extreme exaggerated statement
  • 18. Hyperbole internet example
    • "My dog is so ugly, I have to tie a $100 bill on it so people will pet him
  • 19. Hyperbole personal example
    • He is so rich that he make millionaires look poor.
  • 20. 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.
  • 21. Idiom internet example
    • A bit much
    • http://www.usingenglish.com/reference/idioms/
  • 22. Idiom personal example
    • A little bird told me
  • 23. The End
    • By: Joseph Chounard