Figurative Language

Synonyms words that are similar in meaning. EX: skinny & thin Antonyms words that are opposite or nearly opposite in meaning. EX: tall & short Homophone words with the same pronunciation but different spellings and Read more…

Figurative Language Top 10

simile a comparison between two seemingly unlike things using like or as. metaphor a figure of speech comparing to unlike things without using like or as personification A figure of speech in which an object Read more…

Figurative Language

He hardly heard her when she yelped. Tip: Repeats consonant sound Tip : Repeats the first letter consonant sound Answer: Alliteration The mountain glared down on the lonely valley below. Tip: makes something not human Read more…

"I SHAMPOO" Figurative Language

figurative language Language where You DON’T say exactly what you mean, comparing, exaggerating, and understating the situation to make the writing more exciting. idiom a phrase that cannot be taken literally, but its meaning is Read more…

Among the Hidden: Figurative Language

hyperbole What kind of figurative language is, “The smell of baking bread could fill three counties”? simile What kind of figurative language is, “The timer in the oven went off sounding as loud as a Read more…

Figurative Language

Simile A comparison of two things that uses the words like or as Ex: Her eyes were like twinkling stars Metaphor A direct comparison between two things without using like or as. Ex: Her eyes Read more…

Figurative Language TGG

Turning over in my mind Idiom Conduct may be founded on the hard rock Metaphor With privileged glimpses into the human heart Symbol Some heightened sensitivity to the promises of life, as is he were Read more…

Figurative Language

Simile (símil) comparing two unlike things using words such as “like” or “as” Example: They fought like cats and dogs! Personification …, A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human Read more…

Figurative language examples

simile Your breath looks exactly like a train blowing out big, fat, white puffs of smoke. hyperbole It was about a zillion degrees below zero. simile The boy had a head shaped just like a Read more…

Figurative Language

SIMILE •a phrase that uses the words like or as to describe someone or something by comparing it with someone or something else that is similar “Cute as a button” is an example of a Read more…

Figurative Language

Idiom An expression that means something different from the litteral defintion of the words. Idiom Beating around the bush Dramatic Irony When the reader (audience) knows something that the main character doesnt know. Dramatic Irony Read more…

Figurative Language Devices

symbolism the use of a concrete object to suggest something else, often an idea but could be a character or event fresh imagery describing something in a very unique way that no one has ever Read more…

Grade 7- Figurative Language

Simile A comparison using like or as Metaphor figure of speech comparing two different things Personification A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes Alliteration Repetition Read more…

Figurative Language

Simile (símil) comparing two unlike things using words such as “like” or “as” Example: They fought like cats and dogs! Personification …, A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human Read more…

Figurative Language

Which sentence contains a simile? Rachel smiled like a Cheshire cat Love is a thrill ride. This sentence uses ________. juxtaposition This kid was a young Albert Einstein. This sentence uses ________. allusion Nila briefly Read more…

8 Types of Figurative Language

Onomatopoeia The use of words whose sounds suggest their meanings. Personifictation A figure of speech in which human qualities are atrributed to an object, animal or idea. alliteration The repititon of sounds/letters at the beginning Read more…

Figurative Language (examples)

euphemism My pet dog was put to sleep because he was very old and sick. hyperbole I’m so hungry I can eat a horse. idiom I’m just pulling your leg. cliche Do you think I’m Read more…

Iqbal Figurative Language

But as time went on these memories faded like old, worn carpets. Simile, memories fading Iqbal was red as a chili pepper. Simile/Hyperbole, Iqbal was very red. Kites dancing in the spring sky Personification, The Read more…

Seven Types of Figurative Language

Simile Definition: comparing two unlike things using the words “like” or “as” Examples: Her eyes were like stars. Hyperbole Definition: an exaggeration so dramatic, no one could believe it; overstate to emphasize a point. Example: Read more…