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Figurative Language Review
A word that imitates a sound
Exaggeration to prove a point
Compares two things as if one is the other
Gives human characteristics to non-human objects
Compares two things using like or as
an expression that is not meant to be taken literally
2009 – Calvin and Hobbes. hyperbole. . Identify onomatopoeia. idiom. Simile ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Personification __________________________________________________________________________________ Metaphor _________________________________________________________________________________________ Onomatopoeia ___________________________________________________________________________________ Hyperbole_________________________________________________________________________________________ Idiom______________________________________________________________________________________________ Comic Strip – April 17.Extra Credit – Receive a half point of extra credit for each correct example you provide.
2. Their heads are weird machines. Their bodies look like cauliflower and smell like dead sardines. you’ll find them working in your school. And if you want to see these sickly. . Underline two similes. ***Put a star next to one onomatopoeia. but they’re here. they all got jobs as teachers. Then out they climbed immersed in slime and burbled as they came. They landed like a meteor engulfed in smoke and flame. Their eyes are made of granite.Aliens Have Landed! Text © Kenn Nesbitt by Kenn Nesbitt Directions The aliens have landed! 1. Their hands are greasy tentacles. It’s distressing. Their breath exudes the stench of foods from some unearthly planet. They piloted their flying saucer through our atmosphere. Their blood is liquid helium. unattractive creatures.