Figurative Language

by Khristian Bentley

Personification

Give person qualities to non human objects

The pencil is stingy with led.

Imagery

Use words to paint a picture use adjectives

My little brother put glossy red grapes in his mouth.

Idiom

A saying

in a pickle

don't let the cat out of the bag

on thin ice

simale

Compares two objects and uses like or as

green as a pear

metaphor

Compares two things and uses is and are

My brother is a dinosaur.

Onomatopoeia

Onomatopoeia is a word that mimics the sound of the object or action it refers to when you pronounce a word it will make a sound.

The husky howled at the moon.

hyperbole

Over exaggeration

the giraffe looked over the tree

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