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Joe C Figurative Language

  1. 1. Figurative Language By: Joseph Chounard December 2008
  2. 2. Metaphor Definition <ul><li>comparison between two things </li></ul>
  3. 3. Metaphor internet example <ul><li>Love stinks </li></ul><ul><li>http://knowgramming.com/metaphors/metaphor_chapters/metaphor_examples-sensory.htm </li></ul>
  4. 4. Metaphor personal example <ul><li>The sky was molasses </li></ul>
  5. 5. Simile Definition <ul><li>Comparison between 2 things. </li></ul><ul><li>Using like or as. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Simile internet example <ul><li>As busy as a bee. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.saidwhat.co.uk/spoon/similes.php </li></ul>
  7. 7. Simile personal example <ul><li>As big as a bear. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Alliteration Definition <ul><li>Repeating consonant sounds </li></ul>
  9. 9. Alliteration internet example <ul><li>Rabbits Running Over Roses. </li></ul><ul><li>http://library.thinkquest.org/J0112392/alliteration.html </li></ul>
  10. 10. Alliteration personal example <ul><li>The busy bee buzzed by the bike. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Personification Definition <ul><li>Assigning human traits to animals or objects. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Personification internet example <ul><li>The lonely train whistle cried out in the night. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Personification personal example <ul><li>The tall tree stood up and walked away </li></ul>
  14. 14. Onomatopoeia Definition <ul><li>Sounds mimicking words </li></ul>
  15. 15. Onomatopoeia internet example <ul><li>Tlot-tlot; tlot-tlot </li></ul><ul><li>http:// knowgramming.com / </li></ul>
  16. 16. Onomatopoeia personal example <ul><li>Ding-dong went the door bell </li></ul>
  17. 17. Hyperbole Definition <ul><li>Extreme exaggerated statement </li></ul>
  18. 18. Hyperbole internet example <ul><li>&quot;My dog is so ugly, I have to tie a $100 bill on it so people will pet him </li></ul>
  19. 19. Hyperbole personal example <ul><li>He is so rich that he make millionaires look poor. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Idioms Definition <ul><li>an expression whose meaning is not predictable from the usual meanings of its constituent elements and that is not a constituent of a larger expression of like characteristics. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Idiom internet example <ul><li>A bit much </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.usingenglish.com/reference/idioms/ </li></ul>
  22. 22. Idiom personal example <ul><li>A little bird told me </li></ul>
  23. 23. The End <ul><li>By: Joseph Chounard </li></ul>

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