Figurative language

by Elias orduno

Simile

Compare two objects using like or as.



Edward jacket is as red as Rudolf the Reindeer's nose.

Metaphor

compares two things using is and are.



The frozen parking lot was a ice rink.

Hyperbole

Exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.



The giraffe peaked over the clouds.

Onomatopoeia

Words that are sounds.



The fly buzzed around Mrs. Orozco sandwich.

Personification

Give human qualities to non human objects.



The pencil is so stingy with lead.

Imagery

Use words to paint a picture .



The lady put plump glossy red grapes into her mouth.

Idiom

A saying.



like you spilled the beans.