reading vocabulary - figurative language
figurative language terms for 6th grade
Terms in this set (11)
a way of saying seomthing other that the literal meaning
comparing two unlike objects
compares two unlike objects using the words "like" or "as"
using words to imitate sounds "splash" "BANG" "POP"
the repetition of initial sounds of syllables in neighboring words "Sally sold seashells.."
a metaphor that is carried through multiple lines, stanzas, or even a complete poem
the substitution of a mild and pleasant term for a harsh and blunt one (passed away instead of died)
places two contradictory words together for a special effect (awfully pretty)
giving human characteristics to a non-human object or animal (the leaves danced in the wind)
an overstatement or exaggeration (I'm so hungry I could eat a horse!)
words used in a special way that is different from their literal meaning (it's raining cats and dogs)
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