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Figurative lang-overview [autosaved]

  1. 1.  The opposite of literal language. Figurative language is language that means more than what it says on the surface. It usually gives us a feeling about its subject. Recognizing Figurative Language
  2. 2.   Simile  Metaphor  Alliteration  Personification  Hyperbole  Irony  Apostrophe  Metonymy  Synecdoche  Onomatopoeia  Imagery Types of Figurative Language
  3. 3.   A figure of speech which involves a direct comparison between two unlike things, usually with the words like or as. Example: The muscles on his brawny arms are strong as iron bands. Simile
  4. 4.   A figure of speech which involves an implied comparison between two relatively unlike things using a form of be. The comparison is not announced by like or as. Example: The road was a ribbon wrapped through the desert. Metaphor
  5. 5.   A figure of speech which gives the qualities of a person to an animal, an object, or an idea. Example: “The wind yells while blowing." The wind cannot yell. Only a living thing can yell. Personification
  6. 6.   An exaggerated statement used to heighten effect. It is not used to mislead the reader, but to emphasize a point. Example: She’s said so on several million occasions. Hyperbole
  7. 7. ADDRESSING PERSONIFIED OBJECTS AS REAL PERSONS,THE ABSENT AS IF THEY WERE PRESENT AND THE DEAD AS IF THEY WERE ALIVE. Ex: Rizal, rise up and save the starving Filipinos! APOSTROPHE
  8. 8.  The use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meanin.  Ex: It was very nice of you to open my letter. Thank you very much.  2. Your friend turns up in ripped jeans. With a smirk, you say, "I see you have put on your best clothes!" IRONY
  9. 9.  a figure of speech where a name of one thing is replaced with the name of something that is closely associated with it.  Ex: 1.'We have always remained loyal to the crown',  2. Malacañang supports RH Bill. METONYMY
  10. 10.   a part is used to represent a whole  Ex: 1. The poor woman has ten hungry mouths to feed.  2. "The sputtering economy could make the difference if you're trying to get a deal on a new set of wheels. SYNECDOCHE
  11. 11.   The use of words that mimic sounds. Example: The firecracker made a loud ka- boom! Onomatopoeia
  12. 12.   Repeated consonant sounds occurring at the beginning of words or within words. Example: 1. She was wide-eyed and wondering while she waited for Walter to waken. 2. She sells seashells by the seashore'. Alliteration
  13. 13.   Language that appeals to the senses. Descriptions of people or objects stated in terms of our senses in the reader’s mind. Imagery • Sight • Hearing • Touch • Taste • Smell
  14. 14.  sight: the rose is bright red hearing: it sounds like the chirping of several birds, with their high voices. smell: the air smells like going to the countryside. fresh and green. no smell of smoke but the fresh waters and the leaves. touch: it feels bumpy yet gives off a welcoming warmth taste: it tastes sweet yet spicy at once, with a tinge of orange taste.
  15. 15.  Choose the best answer. The sea licked the grass at the edge of the shore. 1. The sentence above is an example of a/an a. simile b. personification c. metaphor d. idiom
  16. 16.  You're just throwing money down the drain. 2. The above sentence is an example of a/an a. metaphor b. idiom c. personification d. simile
  17. 17.  These walls have ears. 3. The sentence above is an example of a/an a. simile b. personification c. metaphor d. idiom
  18. 18.  His room was a junk pile. 4. The sentence above is an example of a/an a. simile b. metaphor c. personification d. idiom
  19. 19.  The train was an angry animal roaring down the tracks. 5. The above sentence is an example of a/an a. metaphor b. simile c. idiom d. personification
  20. 20.  The mother is a tigress in defending her children. 6. The above sentence is an example of a/an a. idiom b. metaphor c. simile d. personification
  21. 21.  The baby's skin was like a rose petal. 7. The above sentence is an example of a/an a. personification b. idiom c. metaphor d. simile
  22. 22.  8. His pen flew across the page, frantically trying to catch up to what the teacher was saying. The above sentence is an example of a/an a. personification b. metaphor c. idiom d. simile
  23. 23.  The moonless night was dark as black velvet. 9. The above sentence is an example of a/an a. simile b .metaphor c. idiom d. personification
  24. 24.  The sheets hanging on the clothesline danced in the wind. 10. The above sentence is an example of a/an a. simile b. personification c. idiom d. Metaphor
  25. 25.  The hungry waves grabbed our sand castle and pulled it into the foamy sea. 11. The above sentence is an example of a/an a. idiom b. simile c. metaphor d. personification
  26. 26.  The bacon was sizzling in the frying pan. 12. The above sentence is an example of a/an a. personification b. hyperbole c. onomatopoeia d. Metaphor
  27. 27.  Some students would rather eat dirt and die than have to sit down and read a book. 13. The above sentence is an example of a/an a. onomatopoeia b. hyperbole c. idiom d. personification
  28. 28.  Jovial Jake joined Judy for juice. 14. The above sentence is an example of a/an a. onomatopoeia b. hyperbole c. personification d. alliteration
  29. 29.  Pop bottle, pop bottles in pop shops.Pop bottles, pop bottles, little Pops drops 15. The above sentence is an example of a/an a. alliteration b. hyperbole c. personification d. alliteration
  30. 30.  Alliteration Lesson Plan and Resources http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/1allitera.htm  Hyperbole- Lesson Plans and Resources http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/10lesson.htm  Idiom Lesson Plan http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/6lesson.htm  Imagery- Lesson Plans and Resources http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/imagery2.htm  Lesson Plan for Puns http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/5lesson.htm  Onomatopoeia- Lesson Plans and Resources http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/9lesson.htm  Personification Lesson Plans and Resources http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/7lesson.htm  Proverbs- Lesson Plans and Resources http://volweb.utk.edu/Schools/bedford/harrisms/proverbs2.htm Teaching Similes and Metaphors

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