Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Figurative Language

terms of this category

QuestionAnswer
The wind howled through the crack's of the open walls. Imagery: the use of language to represent sensory experience
She was as beautiful as a rose. Simile: a comparison using like or as
"All the world's a stage" - William Shakespeare Metaphor: a comparison not using like or as; states that something is the other
The willows danced to the beat of the wind. Personification: figure of speech where nonhuman things are given human qualities.
The scarlet letter that Hester Prynne wore represented an unforgivable crime she committed. Symbolism: when one object is used in place of another; an object that represents a greater, abstract, universal idea.
"I am positive that it will all work out," she said as she rolled her eyes. Irony: figure of speech in which what is happening or being spoken is done so to mean the exact opposite of it's literal meaning.
The child is father of the man. Paradox: statement or situation containing apparently contradictory or incompatible elements that upon closer inspection might have a deeper connection.
Milk curdled at the sound of her voice. Hyperbole: an exaggeration or intentional overstatement often used for dramatic effect.
"I think I know enough of hate/ To say that for destruction ice/ Is also great/ And would suffice." - Robert Frost Understatement: figure of speech in which a poet deliberately makes something seem less important or serious than it truly is.
"Blue Moon, you saw me standing alone Without a dream in my heart Without a love of my own." - Lorenz Hart Apostrophe: literary technique in which an abstract concept, an important object or an absent person are addressed directly by the speaker or poet.
the White House = the President Metonymy: Figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated.
Created by: tflores07