Figurative language

Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Hyperbole, Alliteration


"A rosy bride like her -- like her -- like her" " Long Walk to Forever

Simile-A phrase that uses the words like or as to describe some one or something by comparing it with some one or something else hat is similar

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They grew up next door to each other, on the fridge of a city near fields and woods and orchards, within sight of a lowly bell tower that belonged to a school for the blind.

Metaphor - A word or phrase for one thing that is used to refer to another thing in oder to show or suggest that they are similar

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He was a shy person, even with Catharine. He covered his shyness by speaking absently, as though a secret agent pausing briefly on a mission between beautiful,distant, and sinister pints. This manner of speaking had always been Newt's style even in matters that concerned him desperately.

Personification - A person who has a lot of a particular quality and who is the perfect example of someone who has that quality

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" You're hell to get along with!" she said when Newt let her go

Hyperbole - language that describes something as better or that it really is

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" One foot in front of the other"

Alliteration - The use of words that begin with the same sound near one another ( as in wild and woolly or a babbling brooch)

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Are like shooting stars (simile)

And all the pandemonium and all the madness (hyperbole)

There comes a time were you fade to the blackness (metaphor)

And back before i tried to cover up my stand (personification)