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Ms. Joseph Fig Lang

FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE

QuestionAnswer
The repetition of CONSONANT sound in two - three neighboring words. ALLITERATION
The repetition of VOWEL sound in two - three neighboring words. ASSONANCE
A word or phrase that has become overly used. CLICHE'
An over exaggeration, usually with humor. HYPERBOLE
A phrase that means something more than what it really says. IDIOM
Comparing two things saying they are the same. METAPHOR
Comparing two things saying they are similar or "like" each other. SIMILE
Naming a thing or action by imitating the sound associated with it. ONOMATOPOEIA
Giving an object human-like qualities. PERSONIFICATION
Wild Wooly Walrus Waits Example of Alliteration
Fleet Feet Sweep by Sleeping Geese Example of Assonance
Do the right thing. Example of Cliche
The ice cream was piled a mile high. Example of Hyperbole
It's raining cats and dogs. Example of an Idiom
Her hair was silk. Example of Metaphor
Her hair was like silk. Example of Simile
Crash. Bang. Hiss. Roar. Example of Onomatopoeia
The stars winked at me and the moon smiled from up above. Example of Personification.
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