FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE (Ander. Martinez) - Coggle Diagram
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE (Ander. Martinez)
A way of describing another object or thing by suggesting a comparison of it to something else, but without using the word "like'' or "as''
The calm lake was a mirror
The snow is a white blanket
He is a shining star
The attribution of a personal nature or character to inanimate objects or abstract notions, esp. as a rhetorical figure.
The wind howled in the night
The avalanche devoured anything standing in its way
Lightning danced across the sky
Linguisticsthe formation of a word, as cuckoo or boom, by imitating the sound made by or associated with the thing the noun refers to
The sheep said "baa"
The pig said "oing oing"
My brother can "burp" the alphabet
Repetition of the same initial sound or sounds of two or more word groups, as in from stem to stern
Mike made mellow music with his new microphone
Becky's beagle barked and bayed, becoming bothersome for Billy
Greedy goats gobbled up gooseberries, getting good at grabbing the goodies
a figure of speech in which two distinct things are compared by using "like'' or "as,''
Her cheeks are red like a rose
Our soldiers are as brave as lions
He is as cunning as a fox
an expression or phrase that does not follow regular rules of grammar, or one whose meaning cannot be predicted from the meaning of its individual parts
Cat got your tongue
Face the music
obvious and intentional exaggeration
This bag weighs a ton
He's running faster than the wind
Your skin is softer than silk