Figuartive Language 7th Grade Review
Terms in this set (10)
A commonly used expression that should not be taken literally
Comparing two things without using "like" or "as"
Comparing two things using "like" or "as"
A word that sounds like it is spelled; A sound effect
The repetition of the same sound at the beginning of words in a phrase or sentence
An obvious and deliberate exaggeration or overstatement, intended for effect and not to be taken literally
The act or technique of giving human attributes to nonhuman or inanimate things
A way of using language so that it conveys a different or opposite meaning to that which is literally expressed in the words themselves. It is often used to create humor
A figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction
A play on a different meaning of the same word.