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CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.4. :  Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes

Types of figurative language

Through this video you will learn about five types of figurative language:
1. Simile
2. Metaphor
3. Onomatopoeia
4. Personification
5. Alliteration

Through this video you will learn four more types of figurative language:
1. Idioms
2. Hyperbole
3. Oxymoron
4. Allusion

Figurative language in a song

Figurative language is used all the time lets see how Disney used it in this song from Aladdin!

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Other examples of figurative language:

Foreshadowing: Warning of a future event 

Repetition: The action of saying or writing something again that has already been said or written 

Refrain: In a poem or song, a refrain is a line or group of lines that regularly repeat

Figurative language in a song

Through this song different types of figurative language is used. Listen to see what they are!