Figurative Language Review

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Question Answer
What is a simile?A simile is a comparison using "like" or "as."
What is a metaphor?A metaphor is a comparison NOT using "like" or "as."
What is a hyperbole? A hyperbole is an extreme exaggeration.
What is personification?Personification is giving human qualities to inanimate objects.
What is onomatopoeia? Onomatopoeia is the imitation of natural sounds in word form.
What is alliteration? Alliteration is the repetition of the initial consonant.
What is an idiom?An idiom is an expression that means something other than the literal meanings of its individual words.
What is an example of a simile?His feet are as big as boats.
What is an example of a metaphor?She was a ray of sunshine.
What is an example of hyperbole? I have a million papers to write.
What is an example of personification?The house stared at me with looming eyes.
What is an example onomatopoeia? Buzz!
What is an example of alliteration? Hattie hated happy healthy hippos.
What is an example of idiom?It's raining cats and dogs.