Similes, Metaphors, Personification, Idioms, Onomatopoeia : 11 Figurative Language Posters

A set of 11 posters explaining different types of figurative language, literary devices and poetic devices with examples of how they can be used to create imagery.
The literary devices include:
- similes
- personification
- hyperbole
- alliteration
- idiom
- oxymoron
- assonance
- consonance
- onomatopoeia
- allusion
- metaphors

The posters can be printed on either white or black background and laminated for classroom display.

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  • Literary-devices-revised-black-bacground.pdf
  • Literary-devices-revised-white-background.pdf
  • Alliteration.pdf
  • Allusion.pdf
  • Assonance.pdf
  • consonance.pdf
  • hyperbole.pdf
  • idiom.pdf
  • metaphor.pdf
  • onomatop.pdf
  • oxymoron.pdf
  • Personification.pdf
  • simile.pdf
  • Photo-Attributions.pdf

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Created: Feb 2, 2016

Updated: May 24, 2018

Display and posters

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