To help students learn the meanings of figurative language.
Terms in this set (26)
Giving human qualities to a non-human.
A huge exaggeration.
Comparing two things without LIKE or AS.
Comparing two things using LIKE or AS
Two terms that go against each other or are opposites.
My dog is so ugly, he only has cats as friends.
As light as a feather.
A realistic sounding word.
Repeating consonant sounds.
"She sells seashells down by the sea shore."
"The time has come," the Walrus said.
repeating a word or phrase.
A hint to what is coming later in the story.
He has the heart of a lion.
The truck came to a screeching stop.
She's as cute as a button.
I could sleep for three weeks.
The driver came to a rolling stop.
Big bad Bob loves Betty.
The land flattened into long hills like ocean swells.
You could have knocked me down with a feather.
The leaves danced across the road.
The ice-cream cone was a mile high.
Peter picked a pack of pickled peppers.
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