Figurative language

by:Lilianni santamaria

Simile

Compares two object and uses like or as.


Faith's coat is as pink as a baby pig.

Meatphor

Compares two things and use is and are.


My dad is a very working man.

Hyperbole

Over exaggeration


My sister jumped that the park and had to hang on form the tree branch

Onomatopoeia

The engine made a boom


My mom went outside a she heard a boom sound when she went in.

Person

fiction-give human qualities to nonhuman objects


The pencil is so sting with lead

Iinagery

Use words to paint a picture


The elegant lady picked up plump glassy, red grapes with her thin white fingers

Idiam

A saying


It's raining cats and dogs catching sleeping you're on ice under the weather