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  1. Figurative Language Power point Russell Schmidt 9/19/11 Trevor Johnson

  2. Simile Simile is when you compare two or more things using like or as. Examples My dog is big as a bear. My dad is strong as a ox .

  3. Metaphor Metaphor – comparing two or more things without using like or as Examples My dog is a bear. My sister is a rat.

  4. Hyperbole Hyperbole- using exaggeration to make a point Examples He ran like the wind. She is older than dirt.

  5. Onomatopoeia Onomatopoeia- sound words Examples-He fell down the stairs with a loud thump. The crazy dog ate my brothers thumb with a loud crunch.

  6. Alliteration Alliteration-Repetition of a beginning sound Examples-The green grass grew in the yard. The black bear buried his paws in the berry bush.

  7. Personification Personification- giving human qualities to something that isn’t human Examples- The sun smiled at me as I walked to school. The tree danced in the wind.

  8. Idiom Idiom-an expression that does not make sense. Example-I’m busy as a bee. The cat got my tongue.

  9. Practice Problems • He is as busy as a bee. • My dad is as strong as a ox. • My sister is a rat. • He ran like the wind. 5. He fell down the stairs with a thud. • The green grass grew in the yard. 7. The trees danced in the wind.