Figurative Language

by Cameron Chandler

Simile

  • A simile is a comparison between two things using the words like or as.
  • Cameron rode the roller coaster and got as sick as a dog

Metaphor

  • A comparison between two things without using like or as.
  • Gary didn't brush his teeth so he has fish breath

Personification

  • Giving human characteristics to inanimate objects
  • As David strolled through the park, the trees danced in the wind behind him