Figurative Language

By Adi

Definions

Idioms - An idea to expess and give more feeling a text.


Alliteration - An idea that uses the same letter or sound/noise in a text.


Metaphor - An idea that uses words or phrases that don't give the literal meaning of the word or phrase in the text. It also doesn't use the words 'like' or 'as' and mainly uses the words 'is', 'are', 'were' or 'was' in the phrase.


Similes - An idea that uses the words 'is' or 'as' to give the feeling or expression in a phrase in a text.


Onomatopoeia - An idea that uses other words to describe something that makes a sort of sound in a text.


Hyperbole - An idea that exaggerates or claimes something in a text that in not literal.


Personification - An idea that is a statement that usually makes people think "Even though it's not true, it feels likes it's true".

Examples

Idioms - Add insult to injury.


Alliteration - Bilbo Baggins bagged a bunch of berries to Berryland.


Metaphors - He drowned in a sea of greif.


Similes - I feel as hot as the sun.


Onomatopoeia - SQUISH!


Hyberbole - Mikey now lives in the fridge.


Personification - The cloud was crying so much that it started to rain.

"Similes and Metaphors" by The Bazillions