Figurative Language Worksheets
Figurative language helps make language both spoken and written more
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on just about any work of fiction. The goal of figurative language is to add a high level of impact and persuasion to what we are writing. They implore many different techniques to achieve this goal. They can use similes to offer a comparison between different things. They can use metaphors to add a more vivid detail to any sentence. Literal images can be used to heighten the emotions of a reader. Below you will find a collection of many different forms of figurative language. Students should start with the figures of speech and expanded their work from there.