figurative language

by Bianey Enriquez

Simile

Compare to one thing to another

My Christmas tree bright as the sun.

Metaphor

compare two things using is or are.

For example the bird is a rainbow.It is discribing a bird being colerful.

Hyper Bole

Over exaggeration.

For example .I went over the moon to look for my glasses

Onomatopoeia

Words that are sounds.

For example Buzz zoom paw

The fly buzzed around Mr.Arizas sandwich

Personitication

Give human qualities to non human objects.

For example The pencil is stingy with led.

Imagery

Use words to paint a picture.

Use adjectives

The lady put plump glossy red grapes into her mouth

Idiom

A saying

Dont let the cat out of the bag .

spilled the beans.

you are on thin ice.

Figurative Language in Songs Examples