Figures of Speech
From the book Marley and Me
"Jenny didn't exactly have a green thumb."
Idiom- An expression common to a particular language that means something different from the literal meaning
Figures of Speech Song
"Her body was sending her strange messages."
Personification- Giving human like qualities to a non living thing.
" Children were so...so...scary. They were helpless and fragile and looked like they would break easily if dropped."
Simile- a comparison using like or as.
" The place has the feel of an army field barracks."
Metaphor. A comparison without using like or as.
" What ever floats your boat, honey,"
Cliche- a saying or expression that is over used.