Figurative Language - Download as PowerPoint by rt3463df


									By: Shannon, Kim, Sarah,
Amanda, Natalie, and Joel
• Language that appeals to the senses.
  Descriptions of people or objects stated in
  terms of our senses.
• A comparison
  of two objects
  using like or as.
• Example: Her
  eyes were as
  blue as the
• Comparing two
  relatively unlike
  things, saying one
  is the other.
• Example: The road
  was a ribbon of
• Giving an object
  human qualities.
• Example: The door
  screamed in protest.
• An extreme exaggeration
  to emphasize a point.
• Example: “You’ve said
  that a million times!”
Which is the contrast between what we say
 (the literal meaning of the words) and what
 is meant. Usually discerned by the tone of
 the words.
• When something happens that is the
  opposite of what is expected.
• When the audience, reader or
  another character knows more
  than the characters in the story.
  This is normally used to create
  humor or tension.
• Example: Shouting at the
  actor/actress in a horror movie.

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