Brook Figurative Language Xd

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Brook Figurative Language Xd

  1. 1. Figurative Language By: Brook Daugherty December2008 <3
  2. 2. Metaphor definition <ul><li>comparison between two things </li></ul>
  3. 3. Metaphor internet example <ul><li>a r a in b o w of colors [ ; </li></ul><ul><li>http://knowgramming.com/metaphors/metaphor_chapters/metaphor_examples-sensory.htm </li></ul>
  4. 4. Metaphor personal example I was as happy as a dolphin.
  5. 5. Simile definition <ul><li>a simile is something that uses like or as. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Simile internet example <ul><li>I stop walking The wind pushes against my back Telling me to move forward </li></ul>
  7. 7. Personal simile example. <ul><li>I can feel the cold air blow as sweet as a song. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Alliteration internet example See Sally sell seashells by the seashore . http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Can_you_give_five_examples_of_alliteration
  9. 9. Alliteration <ul><li>Windy was wickedly wild </li></ul>
  10. 10. Personification definition <ul><li>A personification is a figure of speech that gives an inanimate object or abstract idea human traits and qualities, such as emotions, desires, sensations, physical gestures and speech. </li></ul>
  11. 11. personification internet example Oreo: Milk’s favorite cookie.&quot;
  12. 12. Personification example <ul><li>Joe is the “teachers pet” </li></ul>
  13. 13. Idiom definition <ul><li>An idiom is an expression, that is a term or phrase whose meaning cannot be deduced from the literal definitions and the arrangement of its parts, but refers instead to a figurative meaning that is known only through common use </li></ul>
  14. 14. Idiom internet example <ul><li>Bob said the test was difficult, but I thought it was a piece of cake </li></ul>
  15. 15. Idiom example <ul><li>I told Sydney to go brake a leg at her gymnastics meet. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Onomatopoeia definition <ul><li> The use of words which in their pronunciation suggest their meaning. &quot;Hiss,&quot; for example, when spoken is intended resemble the sound of steam or of a snake. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Onomatopoeia example <ul><li>The snake hissed at me. </li></ul>
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