Figurative Language- Advanced
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a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cultural, literary or political importance
using a comparatively milder or less abrasive form of a negative description instead of its original
an exaggeration of ideas for the sake of emphasis
phrases where the words used have nothing to do with the meaning of the words in the phrase; you have to learn the implied meaning
descriptive details that create pictures in the reader's mind
comparison of two different things that DOES NOT use the words "like" or "as"
a pair of words that are opposites, used together where the two words contradict each other
when things are not human, but the author gives them human actions or traits
comparison of two different things USING the words "like" or "as"
A worn-out idea or overused expression
metaphor comparing two unlikely items.
A figure of speech in which something is referred to by using the name of something that is associated with it
a figure of speech in which a part is made to represent the whole or vice versa
I was surprised his nose was not growing like Pinocchio's.
Who broke wind?
I'm so hungry I could eat a horse.
She was on cloud nine when she discovered that she won the writing contest
Her face was a full moon of happiness.
The stars danced in the night sky.
He is sly like a fox.
it is what it is
marriage is a root canal
I love your kicks
When Brazil won the World Cup I celebrated!
Poetry Group A and B
SERIAL Vocabulary Episode 1-12 Key terms from homework
Fairy Tale vocabulary 1