Figures of Speech

A Smore Poster About Figures of Speech

Created by Colin Voorhis

Idiom

With a sinking feeling, he decided to investigate.


Idiom - A figure of speech that is not meant to be taken literally.

Personification

The gusts, stronger and stronger, tugged at Michael's clothes, his hair.


Personification - A figure of speech that gives human qualities to non-human things.

Metaphor

His mind was a cyclone, spinning with a million thoughts, backed by a fierce rush of adrenaline.


Metaphor - A figure of speech that compares two unlike things.