Figurative Language

Similes

Definition- A simile is comparing two things using as or like.



Examples-The fire was hot as the sun.

The water was cold like ice.

Metaphors

Definition-A metaphor is a figure speech saying one thing that is the same as another.



Examples-Purple is coloured stars in the sky

Blue is the sky.

Onomatopoeias

Definition-A onomatopoeia is saying a sound that an animal or other noise they make.



Examples-wolf, oink, moo, beep, zzzzz, click, clank

Hyperboles

Definition-Hyperboles are being exaggeration that can't possibly do in real life. It's also comparing two things.



Examples-Zara and young-Zara is so young she can't grow.

Personifications

Definition-Personificatioin is an object that isn't alive to come in real life.



Examples-The spoon was so strong he bent himself.

The chocolate cried when the girl put him in the sun.

Alliterations

Definition-An alliteration is a sentence starting with the same letter but some words like an or is to make the sentence right.



Examples-She sells sea shells by the sea shore.

My mum makes me mix my mini m & m on a Monday morning.

Idioms

Definition-Idioms are words that express the meaning that you mean.



Examples-Cost an arm and a leg.

A chip on your shoulder.

"Similes and Metaphors" by The Bazillions
Onomatopoeia
Hyperbole
Figurative Language- Personification
Alliteration
Everyday Idioms - made easy
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