Figurative Language

Simile

Definition :A figure of speech that uses like or as to compare two seemingly unlike things .

Example:"leaving me like a plucked bird", The hunger games.



Metaphor

Definition : A figure of speech that compares or equates two seemingly unlike things.


Example:

Personification

Definition : A figure of speech in which an animal , an object , or a force of nature , or an idea given to form of human characteristics .


Example :Summer was dead but autumn had not yet been born . "The scarlet Ibis "

Hyperbole

Definition : A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion , make a point , make a point , or evoke humor .


Example :"Attendance is mandatory unless you are on death's door. The hunger games .

Aliteration

The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of nonrhyming words or syllables in neighboring words .

Example: