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Figurative Language

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S: Figurative Language

BC: The End.

FC: Figurative Language By: Laurie Seals

1: Figurative Language - speech or writing that departs from literal meaning in order to achieve a special effect or meaning, speech or writing employing figures of speech.

2: Simile - A figurative language technique where a comparison is made using like or as.

3: Examples | Crazy like a fox comparing using like | Dog is as smelly as a sock Comparing using as

4: Metaphors - A figurative language technique where a comparison is made but does not use like or as.

5: What two things are being compared in each example? | Give me an example that is not in this list.

6: Personification - A figurative language technique in which when human characteristics are given to nonhuman things.

7: What non human thing is being given a human characteristic? What human characteristic is it being given?

8: Alliteration - A poetic technique which repeats the same beginning sound for effect.

9: Can you finish this alliteration poem? Peter Piper.... | What is another alliteration saying that you know?

10: Idiom - An expression that cannot be understood from the exact meaning of the words and must be translated.

11: Can you translate these idioms? | Do you use any idioms with your family or friends?

12: Onomatopoeia - The formation or use of words such as buzz, murmur or boo that imitate the sounds associated with the objects or actions they refer to.

13: Can you think of a movie or show that uses lots of Onomatopoeia? | What is your favorite sound word?

14: Hyperbole - An exaggeration is used when we want to impress or stress.

15: Can you name another hyperbole that you have used at home or school?

16: Pun - the humorous use of a word or words, which are formed or sounded alike but have different meanings, “a play on words."

17: How would you explain the different meanings of these puns?

18: Oxymoron - A figure of speech in which two contradictory words or phrases are combined in one expression.

19: Can you give another example of an oxymoron?

20: Photo Citations 1.Wordle and Raining Cats and Dogs 2.Similes 3. Metaphors 4. Personification 5. Alliteration Snail 6. Alliteration Poem 7. Work Alliteration

21: 8. Idioms 9. Barking up the wrong tree 10. Onomatopoeia 11. Hyperbole 12. Frog Pun 13. Pun Cartoons 14. Stop Sign Oxymoron 15. Shrimp Oxymoron 16. Oxymoron's

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  • Title: Figurative Language
  • Definitions and examples of figurative language
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