Figurative Language speech/writing

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Figurative Language

speech/writing

that departs

from literal meaning in order to

achieve a

special effect or

meaning.

Slide2

Imagery

Imagery: language that creates a recognizable world

by drawing

on our

five senses.

Example:

The smell of the pine trees was spicy, the same smell as Christmas morning as you unwrap your presents.”

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Metaphor

Metaphor: suggests a comparison by wording a

sentence as

if two unlike things are the same. The comparison

is never

directly

stated.

Example:

“But

my mother’s hair…is the warm smell of bread

before you

bake it.”

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Simile

Simile: a comparison is directly stated using “like” or “as

Example: “They don’t walk like ordinary dogs but leap and somersault

like an

apostrophe and comma” (71).

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Personification

Personification: language that attributes human

qualities to

things, animals, or

nature.

Example: “Looking smaller still, our house with its feet tucked under like

a cat

” (22).

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Hyperbole

Hyperbole: A figure of speech in which exaggeration

is used

for emphasis or

effect.

Example:

“My grandmother was born when dinosaurs still roamed the earth.”

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Alliteration

Alliteration: repetition within a line or phrase of

the same

initial

sound or letter.

Example: “One mother who is tired all the time from buttoning

and bottling

, and babying”(29).

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Assonance and Consonance

Consonance:

repetition of consonant sounds within a phrase (again, not always the initial letter!)

The bla

ck

chi

ck

en pe

ck

ed at the

c

andy

c

orn.

Assonance:

repetition of vowel sounds within a phrase (not the initial letter!)

L

i

ke a d

i

amond

i

n the sk

y

.

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Activity

Grab a copy of

The House on Mango Street

.

Look for at least two examples of each type of figurative language.

Write out the quote, the page number, and one sentence explaining what the figurative language means literally

FOR SIMILES AND METAPHORS

.

You may work with a partner.

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Talking About Meaning of the Work

When you finish with your figurative language, write me a paragraph explaining what you think the

meaning of the work

is.

What lesson or message can we learn from Esperanza and her experiences?

Give specific evidence from the text that supports your meaning of the work.

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When You Finish

Write your sentences using figurative language!

You must have one sentence for each of the six types.

Imitate the subject of your first vignette if you have it. If not, choose something that you can write about easily.

Put your six sentences into a vignette-like paragraph. You’re telling a story using figurative language!


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