Figurative Language

By: Alex Hindman

Simile

Definition: Compare 2 unlike things that includes like or as.


Example: "I am not pretty. I am not beautiful. I am as radiant as the sun"


From: Hunger Games

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Personification

Definition: Giving a non-human quality a human characteristic.


Example: "With both of us hunting daily, there are still nights when game has to be swapped for lard shoelaces or wool, still nights when we go to bed with our stomachs growling."


From: Hunger Games


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Metaphor

Definition: A figure of speech that compares 2 unlike things.


Example: "Katniss, the girl who was on fire."


From: Hunger Games

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Hyperbole

Definition: An exaggeration that is so dramatic that no one would believe the statement is true.


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


From: Hunger Games

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Aliteration

Definition: Repetition of constant sounds at the beginning of words.


Example: "I noticed him, a boy with blonde hair peeking out from behind his mothers back."


From: Hunger Games


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