Figurative Language! By: Reese Swingle

Similes are a comparison of two unlike things using the words like or as.

Metaphors are a comparison of two unlike things by saying that one thing is a dissimilar object or thing.

A personification gives human traits to nonhuman things.

The wind whistled as it blew throughout the day.

a hyperbole is an exaggeration that cannot possibly be true.

An alliteration is the repetition of the same sound at the start of every word.

An idiom is a group of words whose collective meaning is quite different from their individual, literal meaning.

An allusion is a reference to a person, place, or event from literature, sports, history, movies, or the arts.

That guy looks as old as the Mono Lisa painting!

An onomatopoeia uses wow words or action words.

Now you know all about the different kinds of figurative language!


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