Figurative Language

1 Simile-type of figurative language comparing two things using like or as EX. from "The most dangerous game" its like finding a snuff-box in a limousine.

2 Metaphor-a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable EX. from "The most dangerous game"

the cossack was the cat he was the mouse.

3 Personification-the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something not human or the representation of an abstract quality in human form EX.

from "The most dangerous game" for seemingly endless time he fought the sea.

4 Hyperbole-exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally EX. from

"The most dangerous game" the largest man rainsford had ever seen a gigantic creature.

5 Aliteration-the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of an adjacent or closely connected words EX. from "the hunger games" break of a branch


In the song Radioactive he says that its enough to make his systems blow well he's not really going to blow up so thats a Hyperbole.