figurative language Flashcards


Set Details Share
created 7 weeks ago by jbrown119
2 views
show moreless
Page to share:
Embed this setcancel
COPY
code changes based on your size selection
Size:
X
Show:
1

alliteration

The repetition of consonant

2

assonance

The repetition of vowel sounds within words in a sentence or phrase

3

mood

Evokes certain feelings or vibes in readers through words and descriptions

4

Tone

the attitude of the writer toward the subject or audience

5

Hyperbole

An extreme exaggerations or overstatements

6

Imagery

A strong description using vivid language to paint a picture

7

simile

a comparison between two unlike things using Like,or As

8

metaphor

compares two unlike things unlike similes, you are saying something is another thing

9

onomatopoeia

the use of words that sound like what the mean

10

personification

gives human qualities to something that is inanimate

11

symbolism

When one thing represents another. A person, place, or thing is given a significant meaning through the representation of something else

12

oxymoron

a figure of speech in which two opposite ideas are joined to create an effect

13

idiom

a phrase that means something other than what is literally being said

14

pun

a joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or fact that there are words that sound alike but have different meanings

15

synecdoche

a figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole and vise versa.

16

allusion

an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly

17

irony

when the opposite of what is expected happens. there are three kinds. situational, dramatic, and verbal.