Figurative Language

By: Angela Celaya

Simile

Compare two object using like or as.

Edwards jacket red as Rudolph the Reindeer noes.

Metaphor

Compares two things using is and are.


The frozen parking lot is an ice rink

Hyperbole

Over exageration


The giraffe peaked over the clouds.

Oangmataopneia

Sound words

POW BOOM KA-BOOM


The fly buzz around Mr.Araiza sandwich.

Personfication

Give human qualities to nonhuman object


The pencil is so stingy with lead I can't get it out.

Imagery

use words to paint a picture {use adjectives}


The lady put plump, glossy, red grapes into her mouth.

Idiom

a saying Don't let the cat out of the bag, Spill the bean, You are on thin ice


Outside it was raining cats and dogs.

Figurative Language and other literary devices
Figurative Language Mrs.Gibsons 5th Grade Class
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