Figurative Language

Anais RLoya

Metaphor

Compares two objects using is and are.

Ex:Luisy is a monkey.

Hyperbole

Over exaggeration.

Ex:the giraffe peaked over the cloud.

Onomatopita

words that are sounds.
buzz,zoom,pow.
Ex:The fly buzzed around Mr.Araiza's sandwich.

Personification

Give human qualities to a non human objects.

Ex:The pencil is so stingy with lead.

Simile

Compares two objects using like or as


Ex:Maria is like a beautiful flower.

Imagery

Use words to paint a picture.


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

Idiom

a saying


Ex:you are on thin ice.