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14 terms

Figurative Language

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Simile
Compares two or more unlike things using "like" or "as"
Metaphor
Compares two or more unlike things using "is" or "was"
Idiom
a phrase that has two meanings
Hyperbole
an extreme exaggeration
Personification
Giving inanimate objects human characteristics
Onomatopoeia
Sound
Analogy
a comparison between two or more like things
Simile
He is as fast as a cheetah
Metaphor
That teacher was a real ringmaster
Idiom
You're in hot water
Hyperbole
These books weigh a ton
Personification
The bells screamed that it was time for lunch
Onomatopoeia
Bang! The plate crashed to the floor
Analogy
Lisa tended to the mold the way the mother bird took care of her nest