Figurative Language

The Power of Six

Hyperbole Definition

An extreme exaggeration.

Hyperbole Example

" It kills me to imagine what she must be doing with" (Lore 25).

Idiom Definition

A phrase that doesn't mean the literal meaning

Idiom

"'Sam, the entire state of Tennessee is hot on our trail. We don't have much time" (Lore 76).

Idiom

"'And I arrived in just the nick of time"(Lore 213).

Idiom

"'I'm running late," she say sas she closes her door"(Lore 321).

Cliche

A phrase that has been used so many times it loses its real meaning

Cliche

"'You look like you've seen a ghost'" (Lore 66).
Idioms Song (Idioms by Melissa)