Figurative Language

"Gone Girl" "Reached"


"I always think of her head...Like a shiny, hard corn kernel or a riverbed fossil" (Flynn 1). A simile is comparing two unlike things using like or as.


"The resources seem to start in Central and then bleed outward'' (Condie 9). Personification is when you give human characteristics to a non-human object.
''The air here in the mountains is sharp even in the summer. It bites at us, twists our hair, puts tears in our eyes"(Condie 337).