FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE

Alliteration

Definition: An alliteration is a short piece of writing that mostly all the words start with the same letter.

Example: Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers

Personification

Definition: giving human qualities to an animals or objects
Example; the wind whistled throughout the day

similes

Definition: a simile is comparing two things using the words like or as
Example: i am as smart as a pro

Metaphors

Definition: a metaphor is comparing two things without using like or as
example: life is a journey

idioms

definition:an expression that doesn't mean what the words say
example: you fell out the wrong side of the bed

onomatopeoia

definition: a sound but also a word
example: smash

hyperbole

definition: extreme exaggeration
example: i will literally die if you don't start using hyperboles correctly