figurative language

by Bianey Enriquez


Compare to one thing to another

My Christmas tree bright as the sun.


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


Words that are sounds.

For example Buzz zoom paw

The fly buzzed around Mr.Arizas sandwich


Give human qualities to non human objects.

For example The pencil is stingy with led.


Use words to paint a picture.

Use adjectives

The lady put plump glossy red grapes into her mouth


A saying

Dont let the cat out of the bag .

spilled the beans.

you are on thin ice.

Figurative Language in Songs Examples