Figures of Speech

A Smore Poster About Figures of Speech

Created by Colin Voorhis


With a sinking feeling, he decided to investigate.

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


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.


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.