figurative language

bailey bolding

simile

definition:a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid.


example:"dead birds is bad luck."

"specially red dead birds."

metaphor

Definition:a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.


example:the 5 o'clocks by the chimney still marked time but the orioles nest in the elm was untenanted and rocked back and forth like an empty cradle.

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