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Figurative Language

A Type of Rhetoric

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What is figurative language?

a way of saying something other than the literal meaning of the words

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Types of figurative language

Connotation

Imagery

Metaphors

Sounds

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Connotation

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The Connotation of Words

Euphemisms

Irony

Sarcasm

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Euphemism

Use of “polite” or humorous words for a possibly controversial subject.

Very arbitrary

Death

Passed away, gone to puppy heaven

Pushing up daisies, keeled over

Kicked the bucket, bit the dust

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Irony A result appears to be incompatible with normal expectationsSituational Justice is Blind

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NICE HOUSE, BUDDY!

SARCASM

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Imagery

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Wine dark seaRosy fingered dawn -Homer The Iliad

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OceanSwan RoadWhale RoadKingRing Giver -Beowulf

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METAPHORS

SIMILE

 

HYPERBOLE

 

PERSONIFICATION

 

  

PARADOX

 

SYMBOLISM

 

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SIMILE A comparison using "Like" or "as." Quick like bunnyAs fast as a jack rabbit  

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HYPERBOLE An exaggeration “This is the fastest bike in the world!” said the kindergartener.

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PERSONIFICATION: Making an inanimate object act like a person or animalThe sun lays its warm muzzle on my lap. -Linda Pastan “I am Learning to Abandon the World”

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PARADOX

 Something that at first seems to contradict itself, but upon thought, doesn’t.

 A little learning is a dangerous thing.

-Alexander Pope

The accidental mercy of machines

-

Linda

Pastan

“The Answering Machine”

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SYMBOLISM

Something represents a completely different thing or idea.

Red roses=Love

Yellow roses=Friendship

“I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.”

-Maya Angelou

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Sounds

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ALLITERATION

Repeated consonant sounds

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers

World Wide Web

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ASSONANCE

 Repeated vowel sounds

You do not do, you do not do

Any more, black shoe . . .

--Sylvia Plath “Daddy”

 

 

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ONOMATOPOEIAWords that sound like what they arePop Bang Smash KaboomBurble

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Figurative language uses connotation, imagery, metaphors, and sounds to convey meaning.

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2007

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References

Pictures

http://www.theodora.com/wfb/photos/greece/greece3.jpg

http://us.st12.yimg.com/us.st.yimg.com/I/cblfineart_2005_7691753

http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/staticfiles/NGS/Shared/StaticFiles/Photography/Images/POD/a/aurora-acadia-national-park-1042610-ga.jpg

http://www.istockphoto.com/file_closeup/object/5894734_neptune_sculpture.php?id=5894734

http://www.schwinnbike.com/products/bikes_detail.php?id=740

http://thunderyoga.com/yahoo_site_admin/assets/images/Lightning_Side_Long.349224116_std.jpg

http://www.blendernation.com/2006/05/15/realistic-blender-explosion-tutorial/

Information links

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Literal_and_figurative_language

http://www.westga.edu/~scarter/Figurative_Language1.htm


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