Figurative Language

Figurate Language Meanings

Simile- comparing two things using like or as.

Metaphor- comparing two things that are not related

Alliteration- Same sound of every word

Assonance- a repetition in the sound of a vowel

Hyperbole- to exaggerate something to make a point

Onomatopoeia- a sound of something that is made

Idiom- saying one thing meaning another

Irony- the opposite of what someone really means

Personification- human qualities giving to an animal

Imagery- using the fives senses.