LITERARY TECHNIQUES

BY WILLIAM

IMAGERY EXAMPLES

  • Winter evening settles down.
  • A lonely cab horse steams and stamps.
  • And now a gusty shower wraps.

ONAMATOPEOIA EXAMPLES

  • Splash.
  • Drip.
  • Drop.

SIMILE EXAMPLES

  • As big as an elephant.
  • As brave as a lion.
  • As clear as crystal.

ALITERATION EXAMPLES

  • Come and clean your cobourd.
  • Shut the shutter before it makes you shudder.
  • Gary gathered the garbage.

HYBERBOLE EXAMPLES

  • I have a tonne of chores to do.
  • I am so hungry I could eat a horse.
  • she is as thin as a toothpick.

METAPHOR EXAMPLES

  • The snow is a white blanket.
  • America is a melting pot.
  • Life is a rollercoaster.

PERSONIFACATION EXAMPLES

  • the lightning danced across the sky
  • traffic slowed to a crawl
  • the wind holwed in the night
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