Figurative Language !

Charity Navarro


Comparing two things using like or as

Example : "They named him William Armstrong ,which is like tying a big tail on a little kite . "


Definition : a figure of speech comparing two things not using like or as

Example : "Summer was dead but autumn had not yet been born"


The attribution of a personal or human trait given to a nonhuman object

Example : "Lightning was playing across half the sky, thunder roaring hiding even the sound of the sea" "The scarlet Ibis "


Exaggerating statements that are not meant to be taking seriously

Example : Doodle was just about the craziest brother a boy ever had


The repetition of a consonant sounds at the beginning of nonrhyming words

Example : Petals, Purple, Phlox " The Scarlet Ibis "

Skyscraper by Demi Lovato

Do you have to make me feel like
There's nothing left of me - Simile
Like I'm made of glass Like I'm made of paper - Simile
And untangle you from me - Metaphor
But I am closer to the clouds up here - Metaphor
I will be rising from the ground - Metaphor

Wrecking Ball Miley Cyrus