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Figurative Language Whenever you describe something by comparing it something else you are using figurative language, or when you use descriptive language. Busy as a bee, or fluffy, puffy clouds.
Images/Imagery The use of the senses to evoke images. By describing something with great visual detail, the reader can "see" the sight in their mind this is done with the sense of touch, taste, smell, or sound as well The red rose was perfect in its form; the soft velvety petals curled around the core, and its gentle scent of beauty was appreciated by all who passed.
Denotation The literal or dictionary meaning of a word. Home - the residence in which a person lives.
Connotation Feeling or emotions evoked by a word. In essence, the emotional meaning instead of the literal meaning of a word. Home- family, warmth, safety, rest, food, boredom.
Literal Language When something is written and it means exactly what it says. The frog sat on the log.
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