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simile

Simile is a comparison between two unlike things that includes the word like or as


Example:"Could Gale and I have been eating blackberries only this morning? It seems like a lifetime ago. Like a long dream that deteriorated into a nightmare."

metaphor

is a comparison of two things that are basically unlike but have some qualities in common.



Example: Katniss, the girl who was on fire."

personification

is a technique of giving a non-human thing a human quality such as hearing feelings, talking, and making decisions.



Example: "With both of us hunting daily, there are still nights when games has to be swapped for lard or shoelaces or wool, still nights when we go to bed with our stomachs growling."

hyperbole

is an exaggeration that is so dramatic that no one would believe that the statement is true



Example: "Attendance is mandatory unless you are on death's door."

alliteration

is the repetition of constant sounds at the beginning of words


Example:"Right now, it's silent as a stone."