figurative language

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figurative language
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figurative language vocab terms for 7th grade
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  1. language used creatively to imply another meaning or evoke emotion
    figurative language
  2. engages the 5 sense to create an accurate image in the mind of the reader. It creates an emotional connection to the story.
    imagery
  3. human attributes and qualities are given to non-human or inanimate objects
    personification
  4. comparison between two
    unlike things using “like” or “as”
    simile
  5. a comparison between two unlike things without using "like" or "as"
    metaphor
  6. extreme exaggeration. It is used to make a point. It is not intended to be believable
    hyperbole
  7. words that are created to mimic sounds
    onomatopoeia
  8. a repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words
    alliteration

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