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Figurative Language (IHASMOP)
Terms in this set (14)
Appealing to the five senses. Painting a picture in the readers mind with details.
The room had a welcoming, soft glow, plush furniture, and smelled of fresh baked cookies.
An EXTREME exaggeration not meant to be taken literally.
Her smile was a mile wide. My feet are killing me.
The repetition of sounds at the beginning of words.
The softly falling snow splendidly sparkled in serene moonlight.
A comparison using "like" or "as"
Easy as pie. Good as gold.
A comparison without using like or as. Often uses are of is.
Music to my ear. She is a star.
Words that sound like the action or thing they describe.
WHOOSH of wind! BOOMING noise! BAAA! CRASH! SLAP! SLAM! BOOM!
Giving human characteristics to non-living things.
Howling wind. The burning sun in Connor's stomach grew hotter ready to eat him alive.
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