FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE BY:JOE BAKER & CESAR VILLEGAS
SIMILES similes • A comparison between two objects using the words “LIKE OR AS” • EX#1: Her hair was LIKE woven silk. • EX#2: He was cool AS a cucumber.
METAPHORS • METAPHORS Your Text Here • If you can create a SIMILE, you can easily make it a metaphor by removing the “LIKE OR AS” • EX#1:The BULLY was a TANK. • EX#2: The POPCORN was a FIREWORK.
PERSONIFICATIONS PERSONIFICATIONS • Given HUMAN QUALITIES to things that are not human. • EX#1: OBJECT: My computer HATES me EX#2: ANIMAL: The birds SANG in chorus.
ALLITERATIONS ALLITERATIONS • The REPITITION of WORDS AND SOUNDS of neighboring words. • EX#1: Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers. • She Sells Sea Shells by the Sea Shore.
OTOMATOPEIAS ONOMOTOPEIAS • Simply a word that IMITATES a SOUND. • EX:BOOM! POW! MEOW! UGHH! BEEP! SPLAT!
HYPERBOLES HYPERBOLES • A hyperbole is an extreme exaggeration. • EX: I nearly died laughing. I tried a thousand times
IDIOMS IDIOMS • An idiom is a statement where the meaning differs from the actual words in the place. • EX: On cloud nine.