Figurative language

Figurative language

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Story to describe the 5 types of figurative language we study.

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  • Simile
  • My little brother is as slow  as a turtle.
  • A simile compares two things using the words like, as or than.
  • Metaphor
  • A metaphor also compares two things.   This time it says that the one thing IS the other thing.
  • My heart is a stereo.  It beats for you.
  • Alliteration
  • How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
  • Alliteration is when the beginning of words are repeated.  Tongue twisters are good examples of alliteration.
  • Onomatopoeia
  • Onomatopoeia is another sound word.  These are sound effect words.
  • OUCH! 
  • Personification
  • Personification is when a thing is made to act like a person.
  • Hyperbole
  • Hyperbole is an exaggeration.
  • This hat was begging me to buy it!!
  • I could sleep for a month!
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