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Figurative Language

Types of Figurative Language

DefinitionFigure of Speech
Repeated Consonants at the beginning of words Alliteration
A figure of speech stating two things are similar Metaphor
Giving human qualities to animals, ideas or things Personification
Words whose sounds suggest it's meaning Onomatopoeia
An expression that has a meaning that is different from it's literal meaning Idiom
A comparision using "like" or "as" Simile
A play on words that involves different senses of the same word or the similiar sense or sounds of a different word Pun
An extravagant exaggeration Hyperbole
Created by: TerriPowell