Figurative Language

By Lucy

Simile

Definition:

A simile is a sentence using the words'Like' or 'as'. It can be found in poems or story and more.

Example:

'Her hair is as black as mighdnight'

Metaphore

Definition:

A metaphore is the opposite of a Simile. It does not use the words 'like' or 'as'.

Example:

'shes a doll'

Idiom

Definition:

A idiom is like an exaduration. It says something, that it doesn't mean that is totally out of subject.

Example:

'Shake a leg' ( hurry up.)

Alliteration

Definition:

Alliteraation is the repetion of the first letter of each word in a sentence, phrase or poem.

Example:

Betty bought bitter butter but the bitter butter wasn't bitter so betty bought the bitter butter back!

Onomatopoeia

Definition:

Onomatopoeia is a word that originates from a sound.

Example:

Bang! Crash!

Hyperbole

Definition:

A Hyperbole is a figure of language that has an exaggeration.

Example:

She has 99 trillion dollars

Personification

Definition:

A thing that doesn't have fellings or can be alive. It is usually used in movies for kids.

Example:

The last chip called the girls name

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