Figurative Language

by Daniel Diaz

Simile

Compare two objects using like or as.

Edward's jacket is as red as Rudolf's nose.

Metaphor

Compares two things using is and are.


The parking lot was a ice rink.

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 jump out of the bag.

Your on thin ice.

Spilled the beans.