Figurative Language

Simile,Metaphor,Personification,Idiom,Hyperbole

Simile

Definition-comparing two things using like or as


Ex:John is as slow as a snail.

Metaphor

Definition-A word or phrase is applied in an object or action that does not have a literal applicable.


Ex:Mark has fallen through the a trapdoor of depression.

Personification

Definition-Giving human capabilities to non human objects.


Ex:The leaves danced across the street.

Idiom

Definition-A word or phase with the same sound.


Ex: She sold seashells at the seashore.

Hyperbole

Definition-A extreme exaggeration.


Ex: You told me that story a million times.

The greatest baseball games ever

It was the first game of the season and it was as hot as a sauna(Simile).I watched the pitcher and know that it would be a piece of cake to hit off him(Idiom).Once I got in the batters box The pitch came in and it danced in the sky(Personification).I felt like a million years till the ball hit the ground(Hyperbole).The next batter hit a base hit to give him a walk off hit(Metaphor).