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Figurative Language

Onomatopoeia Sound Words- Boom/ Splatt
Hyperbole A huge exaggeration: I'm so hungry I could eat a horse.
Simile To compare two things using the words 'like' or 'as' Her eyes sparkled like diamonds.
Metaphor To compare two things. The night was a cave of darkness.
Personification To give animals or objects human characteristics. The dog grinned when presented with a bone. The moon slept.
Idiom A phrase that means something other than its literal meaning. I'm between a rock and a hard place.
Alliteration Repeatition of an beginning consonant sound. Mrs. Manahan's Mini-munchkins.
Created by: dmanahan