Figurative Language

By Daniel Morgan

Simille

Compare two objects using like or as

A ninjas suit is as black as a black journal

metaphor

Compares two things using is and are.


Rudolf has a nose that is bright like a red light.

Hyperbole

Over extradition.


My friend got a hair cut and he thought he was going to die.

Onamatopeia

Words that are sounds.


A fly buzzed around the room.

Personification

Give human qualities to nonhuman objects.


Birds are so stingy with flying

Imagery

Use words to paint a picture

(use adjectives)

The old man put bright,thick,blue,shoes on his feet.

Idiom

Saying

Don't let the cat out of the bag. Spilled the beans.


You got saved by the bell.