Figurative Language

BY Erick Lugo

Simile

Compares two objects and uses like or as

Example: sweet as honey roar like a lion

Metaphor

compares two and uses is and are Erick is a brain

Hyperbole

over exaggeration the giraffe peaked over the clouds

Onomatopeia

words that are sounds buzz zoom derp pow the fly buzzed around Mr.Araizas sandwich

personification

Give humans qualities to non human objects the pencil is so stingy wish lead

Imagery

use words to paint a picture the lady put plump glossy red grapes into her mouth

Idiom

saying don't let the cat out the bag spilled the beans you are on thin ice