she is like a bird in water
he is bull seeing red
Three grey geese in a green field grazing
It's hot and it's monotonous.
It was so cold, I saw polar bears wearing hats and jackets.
he passed away
he large dog said, “Bow-wow!”
Santa’s helpers are known as subordinate Clauses.
Rub someone the wrong way
I now pronounce you man and wife
a car got stolen outside a police station yesterday
Earth is full. Go home
point of view
Comparison of 2 unlike things using "like" or "as"
Comparison of 2 unlike things without "like" or "as"
Bestowing human qualities on inanimate objects
Exaggeration used for effect
An expression that should not be taken literally
Humorous play on words
A mental picture
Use of language that appeals to the senses
Use of words that mimic the sounds they represent
Brief popular saying
Figure of speech made up of contradictory terms
Antonym of "hyperbole"
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
Implied meaning of a word
Dictionary meaning of a word
Nonstandard form of a language
Conversation between 2 or more characters.
A tall ___ uses many unbelievable elements.
Meat and ___ are homonyms
Peter Piper picked a pair of pickled peppers
Bob built a big black barrel out of big black bananas
The food was so spicy my mouth was on fire!
I had to walk a million miles to get here!
Can you believe how messy his room is? The trash is piled to the ceiling.
I'm so hungry I could eat my stomach!
Her opportunity was knocking at the door.
The wind howled through the night air.
The computer throws a fit everytime I try to use it.
The car hacked and coughed as it tried to make it up the hill.
Her hair is like silk.
His scream was as loud as a tractor
The moon's light was as bright as a bulb
I was as tired as a bear in hibernation.
Life is a highway
Love is a rose
My homework is a beast
My mom says my room is a pig pen
a comparison using is or was
using like or as
uses a flow and beat throughout the poem
repetition of sounds and syllables
a object, colour, place used to represent deeper ideas
imitates the sound an object or action makes
go Buy some Butter
you are as Dead as a Dodo
once clever saying
words that influence you or make you emotional
hinting future themes e.g. your going to die
overstatement or exaggeration
saying one thing but meaning another e.g. we're friends
a statement with further meaning "if you look deeply, she's shallow"
imitating poem in a humorous meaning
ridiculing a subject