metaphor alliteration personification simile assonance onomatopoeia
Simile: a way of  describing something by  comparing it with something else using  "like" or "as"
I am as hungry as a horse.    You run like a rabbit.  He is as sneaky as a snake.  She is as happy as a clam.             ...
Metaphor: A way of describing something  by comparing it  to something else
The girl was a fish in the water. The clown was a feather floating away.
Personification to describe something that is not human  as if it had human characteristics
The flowers danced in the wind.  The Earth coughed and choked in all of the pollution.  The friendly gates welcomed us.   ...
Alliteration:  Repetition  of the  first consonant
Stan the strong surfer  saved several swimmers on Saturday.  Tiny Tommy Thomson takes toy trucks to Timmy’s on Tuesday.  C...
Assonance:  The repetition  of internal  vowel sounds.  Doesn't have to rhyme!!
Onomatopoeia: Words that are  sounds
Princess Kitty will kiss Timmy T. Tippers’s lips The pain  may drain Drake, but maybe the weight is  fake.                ...
Chug chug chug!! Swish swish swish Yeeeeee Ahhhhhhhh Glippp  Gluppp  Gluppp                                                 
Now you try!!
                                             
                                                        
                   
                                                                         
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  1. 1. metaphor alliteration personification simile assonance onomatopoeia
  2. 2. Simile: a way of describing something by comparing it with something else using "like" or "as"
  3. 3. I am as hungry as a horse. You run like a rabbit. He is as sneaky as a snake. She is as happy as a clam.                                                                                                                                                                                                       
  4. 4. Metaphor: A way of describing something by comparing it to something else
  5. 5. The girl was a fish in the water. The clown was a feather floating away.
  6. 6. Personification to describe something that is not human as if it had human characteristics
  7. 7. The flowers danced in the wind. The Earth coughed and choked in all of the pollution. The friendly gates welcomed us.                                                              
  8. 8. Alliteration: Repetition of the first consonant
  9. 9. Stan the strong surfer saved several swimmers on Saturday. Tiny Tommy Thomson takes toy trucks to Timmy’s on Tuesday. Click here to read more alliterations.                                                              
  10. 10. Assonance: The repetition of internal vowel sounds. Doesn't have to rhyme!!
  11. 11. Onomatopoeia: Words that are sounds
  12. 12. Princess Kitty will kiss Timmy T. Tippers’s lips The pain may drain Drake, but maybe the weight is fake.                                                                                                                
  13. 13. Chug chug chug!! Swish swish swish Yeeeeee Ahhhhhhhh Glippp Gluppp Gluppp                                                 
  14. 14. Now you try!!
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