Figurative language Flashcards


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Simile

Def:

A comparison between two unlike things using like, as, or than

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Metaphor

Def:A comparison between two unlike things where is is said one thing IS something else.

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Personification

Def:Giving human-like qualities to non-human creatures or objects

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Hyperbole

Def:An extreme exaggeration, usually used for humor

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Onomatopoeia

Def:

A word that is a sound. It is auditory imagery(auditory means sound).

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Alliteration

Def:

The repetition of consonant sounds (not vowels) in a phrase.

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Oxymoron

Def:When two opposing or conflicting ideas are presented together.

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Idiom

Def:A common expression that does not mean what is being said literally. Something else is being implied.