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Figurative Language

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exaggeration
_____ is an important element in hyperbole
like
A word that must be included in a simile
personification
giving human traits to objects or nonliving things
simile
comparison of two unrelated things using a shared element, generally 'like' or 'as'
internally
in assonance, similar vowel sounds are always located_____ in a word
beginning
in alliteration, similar sounds of several successive words occur at the ____ of each word
Alliteration
same sounds at beginning of successive words
metaphor
direct transfer of meaning from one word to another
look
onomatopoeia is use of words that ___ like they sound
consonant
a _____ is often used at the beginning of words when creating an alliteration
hyperbole
us of exaggeration
vowel
assonance always uses a _____ when creating similar sounds
onomatopoeia
words that look like they sound
Alliteration
ex: green grapes grow in groves
Onomatopoeia
ex: the cows moo
Personification
ex: the trees danced in the breeze
Rhyme
The dogs barked loudly, and I couldn't sleep soundly
Metaphor
My mom is a buzzy bee
Simile
Her lips were as red as a rose