Figurative Language

By Gianna

Simile

Compare two objectives using like or as


The snowflake is as white as a sheep

Metaphor

Compares two things using is and are


My dog is a beast

Hyperbole

Showing exaggeration


I was so hot fire started to come out my head

Onomatopoeia

Give human qualities to nonhuman objects


The popcorn POPPED instantly out of the bag

Personification

Give human qualities to nonhuman objects.


The bow jumped so high

Imagery

Use words to paint a picture( use adjectives)


For thanksgiving i ate white,peppery,creamy, yummy mashed potatoes

Idiom

A saying


I got something up my sleeve