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9 terms

6th grade figurative language

9 basics figurative language terms. simple and easy!
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alliteration
the repeating of beginning consonant sounds.
idiom
and expression that means something different from what it says specific to certain regions or customs.
onomatopoeia
the use of words whose sounds echo their meanings.
repetition
when a sound work phrase or line is repeated for emphasis.
rhyme
the repetition of sounds at the ends of words.
simile
a comparison between two seemingly unrelated things using like, as, or seems like.
metaphor
a comparison between two unrelated things without using like as or seems like.
personification
giving human characteristics to an inatimate object.
hyperbole
an extreme exageration.