Figurative Languag

By: Nataly Lopez Aguilar

Simile

Compares two objects and uses like or as.

Karina's shirt is as pink as a baby's cheek.

Metaphor

Compares two objects and uses is and are.

Javier Is an ox.

Hyperbole

Over exaggeration

The girraffe peaked over the clouds.

Onomatopoeia

Words that are sounds.

Ex: Buzz,Zoom,Pow

The fly buzzed around Mr.Araiza sandwich.

Personification

Give human qualities to non-human objects.

The pencil is so stingy with lead.

Imagery

Uses words to paint a picture.(Uses objects)

The lady put plump glossy red graps into her mouth.

Idiom

A saying.

Ex: Don't let the cat out of the bag.

Spilled the beans.

You are on thin ice.