Figurative Language Flashcards

Among the Hidden: Figurative Language

hyperbole What kind of figurative language is, “The smell of baking bread could fill three counties”? simile What kind of figurative language is, “The timer in the oven went off sounding as loud as a siren”? metaphor What kind of figurative language is, “Real life was outdoors” ? simile What kind of figurative language is, […]

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7 types of figurative language

Personification Giving something, nonhuman or an object, human characteristics Hyperbole An exaggeration so dramatic that no one would believe its true Metaphor A statement that is a comparison of two things that are not alike. Alliteration When a set of words uses the same sound or letters repeatedly Simile A comparison of two things that […]

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Figurative Language Definitions/Examples/Pictures

figurative language language used by writers to produce images in readers’ minds and to express ideas in fresh, vivid, and imaginative ways simile a comparison of two things using like or as metaphor a direct comparison of two different things hyperbole extreme exaggeration alliteration repetition of initial consonant sounds personification a type of figurative language […]

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Figurative Language Examples Flashcard

simile Your breath looks exactly like a train blowing out big, fat, white puffs of smoke. hyperbole It was about a zillion degrees below zero. simile The boy had a head shaped just like a hambone. metaphor That snake int he grass has his phone off the hook. simile I’d pick him off easy as […]

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SMS – Figurative Language and Sound Devices Examples

Simile His shirt is bright like the sun. Metaphor When she smiles, she lights up the room. Personification The dry flower begged for water. Hyperbole That joke is so old, the last time I heard it I was riding a dinosaur. Metaphor Love is a lemon. It’s either bitter or sweet. Hyperbole I’ve told you […]

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Figurative Language TGG

Turning over in my mind Idiom Conduct may be founded on the hard rock Metaphor With privileged glimpses into the human heart Symbol Some heightened sensitivity to the promises of life, as is he were related to one of those earthquake machines Simile What preyed on Gatsby, what foul dust floated in the wake of […]

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Figurative Language – The Outsiders

I just stood there like a bump on a log while they surrounded me. simile Johnny was scared of his own shadow. hyperbole Life was one big joke to Two-bit. metaphor Dallas had a record with the fuzz a mile long. hyperbole Soda attracted girls like honey attracted flies. simile I knew I was as […]

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Figurative Language Definition And Example

Which sentence contains a simile? Rachel smiled like a Cheshire cat Love is a thrill ride. This sentence uses ________. juxtaposition This kid was a young Albert Einstein. This sentence uses ________. allusion Nila briefly brushed the baby’s hair. This sentence uses ________. alliteration Which sentence contains a pun? Reading on the beach can make […]

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Figurative Language Questions And Answers

Can’t catch my breath idiom Stole away idiom Their green feathers were a hundred feet up in the air metaphor scar personification drew to a point at infinity hyperbole then returned as a fighter plane, with wings swept back, and machine-gunned piggy simile the palm fronds would whisper personification sunlight slid over their bodies or […]

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Figurative Language Examples Act 2 The Tempest

Paralell structure and Contrast Our sorrow with our comfort Alliteration Prithee, peace Simile He receives comfort like cold porridge Alliteration Winding up the watch of his wit Pun A dollar/Dolor Repetition Ha, ha, ha Pun Of delicate temperence, Temperence (a girl) was a delicate wench Personification The air breaths upon us here most sweetly Personification/pun […]

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To Kill A Mockingbird Figurative Language

metaphor A direct comparison between two unlike things without using “like” or “as.” An example would be, “You are the light of my life.” allegory A story in which the characters and events are symbols that stand for ideas about human life or a political situation. (an extended metaphor) simile A figure of speech in […]

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Examples of Figurative Language – "Schooled"

His face was a thundercloud. Metaphor Stay away from them. They will chop you up and press you into salami. Idiom So there I was waving my arms, like a turkey amped up on mountain dew. Simile His clothes looke like pajama’s, and his shoes were something out of a social studies project on the […]

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Figurative Language

Allegory A story with two meanings, a literal meaning and a symbolic meaning. Like a symbol, it conveys abstract ideas to get a point across; however it differs from a symbol in that is a complete narrative. Ex: Dante’s Inferno Alliteration Repetition of constant sounds. the repeated consonant in this sound usually comes at the […]

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Figurative Language and Literary Terminology

Allegory A story in which people (or things or actoins) represent an idea or a generalization about life. Allegories usually have a strong lesson or moral. Alliteration The repetition of initial consonant sounds in words, such as “Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.” Allusion A reference to a familiar person, place, thing, or […]

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7th Grade Figurative Language

Alex is as busy as a bee. (What type of figurative language is this example?) Simile What is the definition of Alliteration? A phrase that has several words that start with the same sounds or letters Bang (What type of figurative language is this example?) Onomatopoeia Can cats color with crayons continuously? (What type of […]

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Figurative Language Terms & Examples

alliteration Sarah sales seashells by the seashore. alliteration Garrison got germs in the garage. alliteration Tyler taught Trypp tennis. alliteration Ricky rocks those Reeboks. alliteration Perri painted pink popsicles. onomatopoeia Crash! onomatopoeia Buzz! onomatopoeia Jingle! onomatopoeia Cluck! onomatopoeia Hiss! metaphor My aching feet were two bricks at the end of the day. metaphor She is […]

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Flashcards To Learn Figurative Language

Simile Comparing two unlike things using words such as “like” or “as” Example: They fought like cats and dogs! Metaphor Comparing two unlike things NOT using words such as “like” or “as” Example: The clouds are white cotton candy in the sky. Personification A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given […]

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Figurative Language Examples Definitions

Simile I’m running around like a chicken with its head cut off. Metaphor I’m a big scaredy cat. Onomatopoeia “Bang!” went the gun. Hyperbole I have a ton of homework to do tonight. It’s going to take me forever to finish. Idiom Well that’s a piece of cake! Personification The sun peeked through the clouds. […]

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Examples Of Figurative Language Test Questions

figurative language language used by writers to produce images in readers’ minds and to express ideas in fresh, vivid, and imaginative ways simile a comparison of two things using like or as metaphor a direct comparison of two different things hyperbole extreme exaggeration alliteration repetition of initial consonant sounds personification a type of figurative language […]

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Figurative Language Examples Answers

Metaphor direct comparison between two unlike things Metaphor He is a roller coaster of emotions. Metaphor Is America a melting pot or a salad bowl? Metaphor You are the sunshine of my life. Metaphor He drowned in a sea of grief. Metaphor Love is a battlefield. Metaphor The test was a breeze for him. Metaphor […]

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CRCT Practice – Figurative Language

What Is Figurative Language? The use of words in an unusual or imaginative manner. The term figurative language covers a wide range of literary techniques. Which include: A. metaphor B. a simile C. personification D.hyperbole E.idiom F.euphemism G.pun H.alliteration I. assonance J. consonance K.onomatopoeia What is a Metaphor? Indicates that one thing is something that […]

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