Figurative Language

By Raul Ruiz

simle

compare two objects.

Raul is as strong as an ox

metafor

compare two things using is or and.

mandos jacket is as gray as a rino

Idiom

say some thing that is not true.

it's raining cats and dogs

Onomatopeia

words that are sounds.

"Buzz" "Zoom" "Pow"

hyperbole

over exaggerated.

the girraffe peaked over the clouds

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Personitication

give human qualities to an non human objects.

the pencil is so stingy with lead.

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Imagery

use words to paint a picture.

plump,glossy,red

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