Figurative Language2

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Defining typical figurative language terms: alliteration, onomatopoeia, metaphor, simile, personification

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Figurative Language2

  1. 1. Timmy tries to train his tongue…<br />figuratively speaking<br />
  2. 2. Personification<br />Metaphors<br />Similes<br />Alliteration<br />Figurative Language<br />Imagery<br />Hyperbole<br />Idioms<br />Onomatopoeia<br />
  3. 3. A figure of speech which gives the qualities of a person to an animal, an object, or an idea. <br />Personification<br />
  4. 4. Personification<br />The ocean licked its salty lips as it swallowed the sinking ship.<br />
  5. 5. Hyperbole<br />An exaggerated statement used to heighten effect.<br />
  6. 6. Hyperbole<br />Timmy has<br /> a ton of homework.<br />
  7. 7. Metaphor<br /> A figure of speech which involves an implied comparison between two relatively unlike things using a form of be.<br />
  8. 8. Metaphor<br />You are daddy’s little ray of sunshine.<br />
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  10. 10. an expression whose meaning is not predictable from the usual meanings of its constituent elements<br />Idiom<br />
  11. 11. Idiom<br />Timmy was burning the midnight oil preparing for his final exam.<br />
  12. 12. Alliteration<br />Repeated consonant sounds occurring at the beginning of words or within words<br />
  13. 13. Alliteration<br />Tiny Tim’s tiptoeing through the tulips.<br />
  14. 14. Simile<br />A figure of speech which involves a direct comparison between two unlike things, usually with the words like or as. <br />
  15. 15. Simile<br />Tim’s as strong as an ox.<br />
  16. 16. Onomatopoeia<br />What do you hear?<br />
  17. 17. Onomatopoeia<br />Chime<br />Whoosh<br />Clap<br />
  18. 18. Timmy’s tongue is now<br />as sharp as a whip.<br />Whoop, Whoop! Way to go, Timmy!<br />

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