Figurative Language

By: BiancaOrtega

Similie

Compares two things using like or as


EX: Karina's shirt is as pinks as a flamingo.

Metaphor


Compares two tings using is or are


EX: Javier is an ox

Hyperbole

over exaggeration

The giraffe peaked over the clouds.

Onomotopia

Words that are sounds

buzz zoom pow

The fly buzzed around the room.

Personification

Give human qualities to no human objects


The pencilis so stingy with lead.

Imagery

Use words to paint a picture

The lady put glossy, red grapes in her mouth.

Idiom

A saying

Don't let the cat out of the bag.

Figurative Language and other literary devices