How is figurative language persuasive?
Figurative language uses figures of speech to be more effective, persuasive, and impactful. Figures of speech such as metaphors, similes, and allusions go beyond the literal meanings of the words to give readers new insights.
How do you use figurative language in a sentence?
Ways to Use Figurative Language in WritingA metaphor compares two things by suggesting that one thing is another: “The United States is a melting pot.”A simile compares two things by saying that one thing is like another: “My love is like a red, red rose.”Hyperbole is a form of exaggeration: “I would die without you.”
What are some examples of figurative language in the giver?
Simile- “And he has funny eyes like yours, Jonas!” pg.20. -This is saying that someone has different eyes than anyone else. Hyperbole- “Jonas thought Larrissa had drifted into sleep.” pg.31. Onomatopoeia- “He could hear the crack of the bone.” pg.108. Idiom- “He killed it, my father killed it.” pg.150.
Why were mirrors rare in the giver?
Why do you think mirrors were “rare”? People didn’t like to focus on unsettling differences and mirrors reminded them of those differences.
What is an example of a metaphor?
Examples of dead metaphors include: “raining cats and dogs,” “throw the baby out with the bathwater,” and “heart of gold.” With a good, living metaphor, you get that fun moment of thinking about what it would look like if Elvis were actually singing to a hound dog (for example).
Why do you use personification?
Personification is a literary device that uses the non-literal use of language to convey concepts in a relatable way. Writers use personification to give human characteristics, such as emotions and behaviors, to non-human things, animals, and ideas.
What’s the effect of personification?
Personification connects readers with the object that is personified. Personification can make descriptions of non-human entities more vivid, or can help readers understand, sympathize with, or react emotionally to non-human characters.
What is an example of alliteration?
“She sells seashells by the sea-shore.” Another fan-favorite is: “Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.”
How do you make alliteration?
How to Write an AlliterationThink of the subject you want to emphasize.Think of words that relate to the subject and begin with the same sound.Place those words closely together in a sentence.