Figurative Language

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Figurative Language

  1. 1. Figurative Language Figuratively Speaking
  2. 2. Metaphor Compares two unlike things, without the use of like or as . I think the sun is a flower, That blooms for just one hour.
  3. 3. Simile <ul><li>Compares two unlike things, uses the words like or as to make a comparison. </li></ul><ul><li>Concrete mixers Move like elephants </li></ul>
  4. 4. Personification <ul><li>Giving something human characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>The moon waved goodbye to the sun. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Idiom <ul><li>A piece of cake </li></ul><ul><li>is an expression that doesn't really have anything to do with eating, but rather refers to how easy some task might be. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Alliteration <ul><li>The repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of words. </li></ul><ul><li>Crazy cats caught colds </li></ul><ul><li>Sweet smell of success </li></ul>
  7. 7. Hyperbole <ul><li>The use of over exaggeration to make a point. </li></ul><ul><li>I am so hungry I could eat a horse! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Onomatopoeia <ul><li>The use of words to imitate sounds. </li></ul><ul><li>Bang, pop, hiss, and sizzle </li></ul>
  9. 9. Foreshadow <ul><li>Builds suspense by raising questions that encourage the reader to go on and find out more. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Flashback <ul><li>Allows a glimpse into the character’s past. </li></ul><ul><li>Always gives the reader a warning. </li></ul>
  11. 11. The sun is like yellow ball of fire. <ul><li>Metaphor </li></ul><ul><li>Idiom </li></ul><ul><li>Personification </li></ul><ul><li>Simile </li></ul>
  12. 12. Congratulations <ul><li>Well done </li></ul>Next
  13. 13. Sorry <ul><li>Try again! </li></ul>Back to question
  14. 14. She sings at the top of her lungs. <ul><li>Metaphor </li></ul><ul><li>Idiom </li></ul><ul><li>Personification </li></ul><ul><li>Simile </li></ul>
  15. 15. Congratulations <ul><li>Well done </li></ul>Next
  16. 16. Sorry <ul><li>Try again! </li></ul>Back to question

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