Figurative language

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Figurative language

Metaphor: an implied comparison between two relatively unlike things using a form of be. Example: The typical teenage boy’s room is a disaster area.

Simile:A figure of speech which involves a direct comparison between two unlike things, usually with the words like or as. Example: She was as happy as a bird on a warm spring morning.

Alliteration:Repeated consonant sounds occurring at the beginning of words or within words. Example: Alice’s aunt ate apples and acorns around August.

Hyperbole:A synonym of exaggerating. Example: She had to wait forever until she could go on the rollercoaster.

Imagery: Language that includes the senses. Example:The taste of that first defeat was bitter indeed.

Literal Language: Not exaggerating!! Literaly!!! Example: It is literally 0 degrees outside.

Hello incoming 6th grader. In Mr.Spooner's gifted class, You will learn about Figurative Language. Here is a handbook that will help you with 8 different types of figurative language.

Idiom:cannot be matched or directly translated word-for-word in another language. Example: It's raining cats and dogs!!!!

Onomatopoeia: the use of words that mimic sounds. Example: KA-BOOM!! Went the Fireworks!!!



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