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Ardreauna Hayes Figurative Language Non-human things or abstractions are represented as having human qualities.
Example: Cornbread is calling my name.
Ardreauna..come eat me! Repetition of the same sounds at the beginning of two words or more adjacent words or stressed syllables.
Example: The big blue bunny eats blueberry muffins.
Repetition of vowel sounds in words close together.
Example: I made my way to the lake. Assonance
Exaggerated figure of speech for emphasis or effect
Example: The book weighted a ton. Hyperbole
Use of words that sound like what they mean.
Example: buzz, purr, ding dong, slam.Onomatopoeia
Comparison in which the author describes a person or thing using words that are not meant to be taken literally.
Example: Boy is a mule. Metaphor
Comparison of two things that are different, usually using the words like or as.
Example: My love is like a red, red rose. Simile
Create a mental image in your mind.
Example: As my mama was in the kitchen cooking, I could smell steak.
An expression that has a different meaning from the literal meaning of its individual words.
Example: Have the upper hand or under the weather. Idiom
Constant sounds close together.
Example: I dropped the locket in the thick mud. Consonance