Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Hyperbole, Alliteration
Example From, THe Scarlet Ibis.~ " The five o'clocks by the chimney still marked time, but the oriole nest is in the elm was untenanted and rocked back and forth like an empty cradle."
This picture represents a simile. "to sit like a bump on the log."
Example From, Long Walk to Forever.~ "She was carrying a fat, glossy magazine she had been reading all day."
The picture below is a example of Metaphor."She was fairly certain that life was a fashion show."
Example From, The Scarlet Ibis. " The last graveyard flowers were blooming, and their smell drifted across the cotton field and through every room in our house, speaking softly the names of our dead."
Here is a website that describes Personification.
Example From, The Scarlet Ibis. "Doodle was just the craziest brother a boy ever had."
The picture below is a example of Hyperbole."The things you don't know would fill a whole library and leave room for a few pamphlets."
Example From, The Scarlet Ibis. "I would gather wildflowers, wild violets, honeysuckle , yellow jasmine, snake flowers, and water lilies, and with wire grass we'd weave them into necklaces and crowns."
Last but not least, The picture above is a example of Alliteration."The wind was whistling through the weeping willows."