Figurative Language 1
Figurative Language 2
Figurative Language 3
Figurative Language 4
Figurative Language 5
100
I waited in line for a million hours until it was my turn.
hyperbole
100
You are the sun, moon, and stars to me.
metaphor
100
The curtains in the window are waving hello to us.
personification
100
My life is an open book; I have no secrets.
metaphor
100
My parents are too strict; my house is a prison.
metaphor
200
The tree branches danced in the wind.
personification
200
I was so hungry, I even ate the plate.
hyperbole
200

The car was as fast as a jet soaring through the sky.

simile

200
My hair would not cooperate this morning.
personification
200

The sweet signs showed up everywhere.

alliteration

300
The drums were like a thunderstorm.
simile
300
He is a library of information about athletes.
metaphor
300
Her eyes twinkled like stars.
simile
300
She walked in the room like a supermodel on a catwalk.
simile
300

He strolled around the school as slowly as a snail stuck in molasses.

simile or alliteration

400
There were a million people in line in front of me to see the new Avengers movie
hyperbole
400
a comparison of two different things using "like" or "as"
simile
400

The bees buzzed around the flowers.

onomatopoeia

400
Her smile was like a vitamin for his heart.
simile
400

The fireworks boomed in the distance.

onomatopoeia

500

The computer stared at me while a put off doing my homework.

personification

500

She swims like a fish. 

simile

500
My sore feet were begging me to take a break.
personification
500

Their friendship is a rollercoaster ride.

metaphor

500

I'd rather take baths with a great white shark than do my homework.

hyperbole

600

Her laughter was like a warm blanket or a familiar song.

Simile
600

He is as blind as a bat. 

simile

600
My alarm clock yells at me to get out of bed every morning.

Personification

600

This car goes faster than the speed of light.

Hyperbole
600

Her hair was a flowing golden river streaming down her shoulders.


Metaphor

700

The glass smashed on the floor when it broke.

Onomatopoeia.

700

If I can't get a Smartphone, I will die.


Hyperbole
700

He pleaded for her forgiveness, but Janet’s heart was ice.


metaphor

700

Be careful, it's a jungle out there.

Hyperbole

700

Claire, close your cluttered closet.

Alliteration

800

Lightning crackles and thunder rumbles through the night.

Onomatopeia

800

The waves crashed against the rocks.

Onomatopoeia

800

These high heels are killing me.

Hyperbole

800

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.

Alliteration

800

The kids in that class are all brains.

metaphor

900

I'm so hungry I could eat a horse.

Hyperbole

900

This homework assignment is a beast.

metaphor

900

The wind whooshed through the trees.

Onomatopoeia

900

My home is my castle.

metaphor

900

Gary grumpily gathered the garbage.

Alliteration

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