Figurative Language Flashcards
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of two or more words
repetition of vowel sounds with in the words in a sentence or phrase
described using emotions like happy, sad, scared
tone can be formal, informal, serious, comic, sarcastic
A extreme exaggeration or overstatement
strong description using vivid language.
compares two unlike things you are saying that something is another thing.
use of words that sound like what they mean
gives human qualities to something that is inanimate abstract nonhuman.
when one thing represents another
a figure of speech in which two opposite ideas are joined to create an effect.
is a phrase that means something other than what is literally being said.
call something to the mind without
joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or fact