Figurative Language By:Sandy Flores

Alliteration: the occurrence of the same letter or wound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.

Ex: She sat still singing to her songs.

Allusion: an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect passing or reference

Ex: He in my eyes, he is as dashing and amazing as Gray Fullbuster.

Metaphor: comparing two things without using like or as

Ex: She is a walking dictionary.

Simile:: comparing two things using like or as

Ex: They say her heart is as cold as the stone that never gets sun.

Personification:giving human qualities to inanimate objects

Ex: As I looked up from my window, I saw the starts dance happily onto the sky.

Hyperbole: an extreme exaggeration

Ex: The kid looked so sad that he could cry a whole river.

Idiom: a commonly used phrase or expression that its literal definition is different from it's figurative meaning.

Ex: Elvis has left the building.

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