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7 terms

7 types of figurative language

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Personification
Giving something, nonhuman or an object, human characteristics
Hyperbole
An exaggeration so dramatic that no one would believe its true
Metaphor
A statement that is a comparison of two things that are not alike.
Alliteration
When a set of words uses the same sound or letters repeatedly
Simile
A comparison of two things that are not alike, uses "like" or "as"
Onomatopoeia
Sound words
Idioms
A set of words that can have more than one meaning behind them