Figurative language

By Luis

simile

A simile is comparing two things using like or as.


Example:

Luis is like a calculator

Metaphor

Compares two thing using is and are.


Example:

Javier is an ox.

Hyperbole

Means over exageration.


Example

I can be god

Onomatopoeia

Means words that are sounds.


Example:

The fly buzzed a around Mr.Ariza's head.

personification

Give human qualities to non human objects.


Example:

The share is the Grinch when they sit on him.

Imagery

Words that paint a picture in your mined.


Example:

A girl put on red lip stick and a pretty dress on.

Idiom

A way of saying something.


Example:

you spilled the beans.

Figurative Language