Figurative Langauge

Rebecca Rempel


Definition: Comparing two unlike things.

Ex. Prim's face is as fresh as a raindrop.


Definition: a term or phrase that is not to be taken literally.

Ex. My little sister, Prim, curled up on her side, cocooned in my mother's body.


Definition: giving human or animal characteristics to something.

Ex. The station was swarming with reporters with their insect like cameras.


Definition: obvious and intentional exaggeration

Ex. When I was younger, I scared my mother to death.


Definition: a sentence that the same letter starts almost every word.

Ex. Taken the tesserae.

Figurative Language Song

The song is Cowboy Casanova by Carrie Underwood "He looks like a cool drink of water but he's candy-coated misery." "That boy is like a disease." " He's like a curse, he's like a drug." "You wanna get out but he's holding you down, cause you can't live without one more touch."