Figurative language

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Review of figurative language terms common on state testing.

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Figurative language

  1. 1. Figurative Language
  2. 2. 1. The man in the moon winked a gentle goodnight.
  3. 3. 2. Jack was a turtle when he walked to his next class .
  4. 4. 3. When she got caught, Angela stretched the truth .
  5. 5. 4. Her face was white as a ghost!
  6. 6. 5. Mad Max marched Michigan minus mittens.
  7. 7. 6. Our future history depends on your support.
  8. 8. 7. Ya’ll fixing to head to the grocery store?
  9. 9. 8. You may live in a house , but we live in a home .
  10. 10. 9. “ Try using the word ignorant correctly! It means, ‘lacking in knowledge or training; unlearned’ not rude like most people think!”
  11. 11. 10.
  12. 12. 11.
  13. 13. 12. “I think of him 1000 times a day.”
  14. 14. 13. Present Gift
  15. 15. 14. I had to download the JPEG to my hard drive in order for the pixels to be resolute enough for proper viewing on the new LED monitors that the engineer just purchased for all us techs .
  16. 16. 15. "It beats as it sweeps as it cleans."
  17. 17. Answers <ul><li>Personification </li></ul><ul><li>Metaphor </li></ul><ul><li>Idiom </li></ul><ul><li>Simile </li></ul><ul><li>Alliteration </li></ul><ul><li>Oxymoron </li></ul><ul><li>Colloquialism </li></ul><ul><li>8. Connotation </li></ul><ul><li>9. Denotation </li></ul><ul><li>10. Symbol </li></ul><ul><li>11. Onomatopoeia </li></ul><ul><li>12. Hyperbole </li></ul><ul><li>13. Synonym </li></ul><ul><li>14. Jargon </li></ul><ul><li>15. Assonance </li></ul>

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