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Figurative languages

for tomorrow's test

QuestionAnswer
simile a comparison using like or as
alliteration the repetition of the beginning consonant SOUND in a string of words
repetition the repeating of a word, phrase, sentence, and/or line from a poem for effect
hyperbole an extreme exaggeration
personification giving a non-human thing human characteristics
onomatopoeia a word that imitates a sound, sound words, soun words
metaphor direct comparison of two unlike things without using like or as
Imagery sensory language that creates images in the readers mind
sensory language use of the 5 senses in writing to help the reader visualize the scene
Hyphenated modified a descriptive phrase that is glued together by hyphens, comes before a noun, considered a BIG adjective
Created by: rlin