figurative lauguage

By:Hailey Monson

simile

a simile is a word that has the same meaning as another word

Assonance

in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong in nonrhyming stressed syllables near enough to each other for the echo to be discernible

hyperbole

exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.

idiom

An idiom is a word or phrase that is not taken literally

irony

the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect.
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Personification

is a figure of speech where human qualities are given to animals, objects or ideas.
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imagery

visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work.
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