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Freeland Reading Fig

TermDefinition
hyperbole using extreme exaggeration to make a point in writing
personification giving objects human characteristics
simile comparing two unlike things using the words like or as
alliteration the repetition of sounds usually at the beginning of words
onomatopaeia words that sound like the sounds they are describing
metaphor comparing two unlike things without using the words like or as
idiom words used to create expressions that have a different literal meaning than what they actually say
simile What is this an example of? She is as sweet as sugar.
personification What is this an example of? The wind moved me to another place.
hyperbole What is this an example of? I was so thirsty I drank 50 gallons of water.
idiom What is this an example of? Don't bite off more than you can chew.
metaphor What is this an example of? Work is a jail cell.
alliteration What is this an example of? Sally sold sodas then sent some to Sarah.
onomatopaeia What is this an example of? The dropping water went drip, drip, drip all night long.
Created by: freeland6b
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