figurative language


Simile is a comparison using like or as.

Your lips are as red as roses.

Metaphor is is a comparison without like or as.

Your lips are roses.

Alliteration is the same letter or sound at the beginning of words.

Pretty pastry.

Assonance is the same vowel at the beginning of words.

Sally sells shells by the sea shore.

Hyperbole is any type of big exaggeration

There was a million people at the corner store.

Onomatopoeia is a sound.


idiom is a sentence that people use to say something but dose not mack sense.

Its raining cats and dogs.

Irony is the opposite of what someone really means.

Your hair looks crappy today .

Personification is a human figure of speech given to a nonhuman thing.

the dresser was staring at me.

Imagery is a sentence that describes something.

The shirt was red with blue dots.