Figurative Language

By Carolina Hernandez

Simile

Compare two objects using like or as. The walls are as white as a snow flake.

Metaphor

Compare two things using is and are. The street was cold and white like a rink.

Hyper bole

Exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.The giraffe peaked over the clouds.

Onomatopoeia

Words that are sounds like buzz zoom pow. The rode runner zoom pass the cave.

personifcation

Give human qualities.The pencil is so stingy with lead.

Imagery

Use words to paint a picture.I ate a juicy sweet orange .

Idiom

A saying.It was raining bull frogs
Figurative Language Pop Culture 2014