6th Grade Figurative Language

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alliteration
repeated sounds at the beginnings of several words
hyperbole
an exaggeration or overstatement
idiom
a group of words that means something different together
metaphor
comparing two unlike things or people to show a similarity
onomatopoeia
words that sound like what they are
personification
making an object or animal act like a person
simile
a comparison using "like" or "as"
allusion
reffering to famous person, place, thing, or event