Figures of Speech     By S.D.B
Figures of SpeechFigures of speech are words or  phrasesthat depart from  straightforwardliteral language. Figures of  spe...
Types of Figures of      Speech        Simile      Metaphor     Alliteration    Onomatopoeia     Hyperbole
SIMILEA simile is the comparison of two                lik   asUnlike things using e   or .      He eats like a pig.    Yo...
METAPHORA metaphor is the comparison oftwo unlike things or expressions,sometimes using the verb “to be,”and not using lik...
METAPHOR       He is a pig.    “You are a tulip.”From “A Meditation for his        Mistress”    ~Robert Herrick
ALLITERATIONAlliteration is the                  repetition  ofinitial consonant sounds ofneighboring words.Sally sells se...
ALLITERATION  “She left the Heaven of Heroes and                came downTo make a man to meet the mortal need, A man to m...
ONOMATOPOEIA    (on-uh-mat-uh-pee-uh) An onomatopoeia is a word thatimitates the          soun      it represents.        ...
ONOMATOPOEIA         “Tinkling sleigh bells          Clanging fire bells     Mellow chiming wedding bellsTolling, moaning,...
HYPERBOLEA hyperbole is an                exaggerati oroverstatem onan ent            .                       =His feet ar...
HYPERBOLE“Here once the embattled farmers              stood       the shot heard round the       worldAnd fired          ...
TEST YOUR     KNOWLEDGE!He clattered and clanged as    he washed the dishes.         (A)Simile     (B) Onomatopoeia       ...
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE!     Life is a beach!      (A)Metaphor     (B)Alliteration        (C) Simile
TEST YOUR       KNOWLEDGE!“Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled                peppers.”          ~Mother Goose         (A...
TEST YOUR       KNOWLEDGE!The river falls under us like a           trap door.      (A)Onomatopoeia          (B) Simile   ...
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE! I’m so hungry I could eat a             horse!       (A)  Hyperbole        (B) Metaphor     (C) Onoma...
TEST YOUR       KNOWLEDGE!“Don’t delay dawn’s disarming display.       Dusk demands daylight.”From “Dewdrops Dancing Down ...
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE!I’ve heard that joke a billion times, but it still cracks me              up!         (A) Simile      ...
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE!The glass vase is as fragile as      a child’s sandcastle.        (A) Metaphor       (B) Alliteration ...
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE!The buzzing bee startled me!      (A)  Hypberbole     (B) Onomatopoeia        (C) Metaphor
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE!She looked at him with fire in           her eyes.       (A) Alliteration          (B) Simile        (...
USE YOUR NOGGIN!Write a story about an  experiencein your life in 2-3 paragraphs.Use each of the figures of  speechwe lear...
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  1. 1. Figures of Speech By S.D.B
  2. 2. Figures of SpeechFigures of speech are words or phrasesthat depart from straightforwardliteral language. Figures of speechare often used and crafted for
  3. 3. Types of Figures of Speech Simile Metaphor Alliteration Onomatopoeia Hyperbole
  4. 4. SIMILEA simile is the comparison of two lik asUnlike things using e or . He eats like a pig. You are as pretty as a picture.
  5. 5. METAPHORA metaphor is the comparison oftwo unlike things or expressions,sometimes using the verb “to be,”and not using like or as (as in a
  6. 6. METAPHOR He is a pig. “You are a tulip.”From “A Meditation for his Mistress” ~Robert Herrick
  7. 7. ALLITERATIONAlliteration is the repetition ofinitial consonant sounds ofneighboring words.Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
  8. 8. ALLITERATION “She left the Heaven of Heroes and came downTo make a man to meet the mortal need, A man to match the mountains and the sea, The friendly welcome of the wayside well.” From “Lincoln, the Man of the People”
  9. 9. ONOMATOPOEIA (on-uh-mat-uh-pee-uh) An onomatopoeia is a word thatimitates the soun it represents. d The chiming of the bells… The boom of the explosion…
  10. 10. ONOMATOPOEIA “Tinkling sleigh bells Clanging fire bells Mellow chiming wedding bellsTolling, moaning, and groaning funeral bells” From “The Bells” ~Edgar Allan Poe
  11. 11. HYPERBOLEA hyperbole is an exaggerati oroverstatem onan ent . =His feet are as big as boats! I nearly died laughing!
  12. 12. HYPERBOLE“Here once the embattled farmers stood the shot heard round the worldAnd fired .” From “The Concord Hymn” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
  13. 13. TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE!He clattered and clanged as he washed the dishes. (A)Simile (B) Onomatopoeia (C) Hyperbole
  14. 14. TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE! Life is a beach! (A)Metaphor (B)Alliteration (C) Simile
  15. 15. TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE!“Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.” ~Mother Goose (A) Onomatopoeia (B) Hyperbole (C) Alliteration
  16. 16. TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE!The river falls under us like a trap door. (A)Onomatopoeia (B) Simile (C) Metaphor
  17. 17. TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE! I’m so hungry I could eat a horse! (A) Hyperbole (B) Metaphor (C) Onomatopoeia
  18. 18. TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE!“Don’t delay dawn’s disarming display. Dusk demands daylight.”From “Dewdrops Dancing Down Daises” ~Paul Mc Cann (A) Onomatopoeia (B) Alliteration (C) Hyperbole
  19. 19. TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE!I’ve heard that joke a billion times, but it still cracks me up! (A) Simile (B) Metaphor (C) Hyperbole
  20. 20. TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE!The glass vase is as fragile as a child’s sandcastle. (A) Metaphor (B) Alliteration (C) Simile
  21. 21. TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE!The buzzing bee startled me! (A) Hypberbole (B) Onomatopoeia (C) Metaphor
  22. 22. TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE!She looked at him with fire in her eyes. (A) Alliteration (B) Simile (C) Metaphor
  23. 23. USE YOUR NOGGIN!Write a story about an experiencein your life in 2-3 paragraphs.Use each of the figures of speechwe learned today!(Simile, Metaphor, Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Hyperbole)

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