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Figurative Language Michael 2008


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Figurative Language Michael 2008

  1. 1. Figurative language By: Michael Fechtmann December 2008
  2. 2. Metaphor definition <ul><li>Comparison between 2 things </li></ul>
  3. 3. Metaphor internet examples <ul><li>A warm reception </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  4. 4. Metaphor personal examples <ul><li>The sweet smell of success </li></ul>
  5. 5. Simile definition <ul><li>Comparison between 2 things </li></ul><ul><li>Uses like or as </li></ul>
  6. 6. Simile internet example <ul><li>As alike as two peas in a pod </li></ul>
  7. 7. Simile personal example <ul><li>As Sharpe as a marble </li></ul>
  8. 8. Alliteration definition <ul><li>Repetition of consonant sounds </li></ul>
  9. 9. Alliteration internet example <ul><li>Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Alliteration personal example <ul><li>See Sandy sell sandwiches in the sandwich shop. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Personification definition <ul><li>A type of metaphor in which distinct human qualities </li></ul>
  12. 12. Personification internet examples <ul><li>Snow speaks to the people its falling above in the glooming sunlight. Its white sparkling voice echoes as it falls through the air. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Personification personal example <ul><li>TV is my friend </li></ul>
  14. 14. Onomatopoeia definition <ul><li>Onomatopoeia is the imitation of natural sounds in world form. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Onomatopoeia internet examples <ul><li>Bzz bzz bzz </li></ul>
  16. 16. Onomatopoeia personal example <ul><li>Click click click </li></ul>
  17. 17. Idiom definition is a phrase whose meaning cannot be determined by the literal definition of the phrase itself
  18. 18. Idiom internet example <ul><li>&quot;The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his art that he will work at it come hell or high water .&quot; (Stendhal) </li></ul>
  19. 19. Idiom personal example <ul><li>I am broke and I cannot go to a movie tonight. </li></ul>