figurative speech

figurative speech

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  • Simile A comparison of two unlike things using "like" or "as" "my legs are as soft as a baby's skin"
  • Metaphor A direct comparison of two unlike things without using "like" or "as" My little brothers are wild animals.
  • Personification Giving human qualities to non living things His shoes are talking as he walks down the crowded street
  • Alliteration The occurrence of the same letter or sound in a line on a verse "Ronnie ran with raging fire"
  • Hyperbole An exaggeration used to make a point. Im so cold im going to freeze to death
  • Onomatopoeia A word that is associated with a sound "BANG!!!!!!!!" (POTS AND PANS FALLING)
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