Figurative language

Examples and defination of figurative language

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  • Figurative Language
    • Alliteration
      • Use alliteration to enhance this title: Bees
        • Busy, buzzing, beautiful bees
          • The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words
            • "sweet birds sang"
    • Metaphors
      • Lucinda's face was a frozen mask of fear
      • A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.
        • "Life is a rollercoaster"
      • Ben was a raging bull on the field
    • Similie
      • "Melinda's skin was as soft and glowing as rose petals"
        • A figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid.
          • "As brave as a lion"
          • Figure of speech that expresses the resemblance of one thing to another.
    • Personification
      • A figure of speech in which human characteristics are given to an animal or an object.
        • "The stars danced playfully in the moonlit sky"
        • "The run down house appeared depressed"
    • Onomatopoeia
      • The use of a word to describe or imitate a natural sound or the sound made by an object or an action.
        • The formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named .
          • Words related to air.
            • Flutter
              • Swoosh
                • Whip
              • Whiff
        • Words Related to Water
          • Bloop
            • Splash
              • Drizzle
                • Drip
          • "Water plops into pond"
        • Words Related to the Voice
          • Giggle
            • Mumble
              • Chatter
                • Growl
                  • Grunt

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