Metaphor, Personification, Idiom, Hyperbole,and Alliteration
Example: The boy has a heart of a lion.
Meaning: The boy is very kind.
Definition: assign human characteristics to inanimate objects
Example: The angry clouds marched across the sky.
Meaning: There were dark clouds across the sky.
The clouds are not actually angry.
This actually means that the clouds are dark and it is storming.
Example: It is raining cats and dogs.
Meaning: It is raining really hard.
This does not actually means it is raining cats and dogs.
This actually means that it is raining really hard.
Example: My feet are killing me.
Meaning: Your feet really hurt.
Your feet are not really killing you.
This actually means that your feet really hurt.
Example: Sally sells seashells at the sea shore.
After riding the Ferris Wheel Billy said, " I am so hungry I could eat a horse." So, Billy and his brother Timmy went to get some food. As they were walking, Billy saw Sally selling seashells by the seashore. They continued walking and Timmy wanted to go in the haunted house. Billy did not want to and Timmy said," Come on you chicken." In the end they ended up going inside of the haunted house.
When they came back out it was pouring. Billy yelled," It is raining cats and dogs!" So they ran back to the car and went home.