Figurative Language 🗣

Alliteration :Alliteration is when words that start with the same sound are used close together in a phrase or sentence.

Example:Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers


Allusion:an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly

Example: He's a real Romeo with the ladies.

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Metaphor: A metaphor is a word or phrase that is used to make a comparison between two people, things, animals, or places

Example: Its raining cats and dogs

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Simile:A simile is a figure of speech that compares two things or persons which are not similar.It often uses "like" or "as"

Example:She's as tall as a giraffe


Personification: personification is when you give human qualities to an object or animal.

Example:The leaves danced their way through the lawn.

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Hyperbole:Hyperbole is when you use language to exaggerate what you mean or emphasize a point.

Example:This car goes faster than the speed of light.


Idiom: an idiom is a group of words established by usage as having a meaning not deducible from those of the individual words

Example: Two heads are much better than one


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