Figurative Language

By: Malvin Reddy 706

Human Nature by Michael Jackson

Quoted Lyrics If this town is just an apple, then let me take a bite

Metaphor

The town in question is NYc which is metaphorically referred to the Big Apple

Like a Rock by Bob Seger

Quoted Lyrics Like a rock, I was strong as I could be Like a rock nothin ever got to me Like a Rock, I was something to see Like a Rock

Similes

He is saying that he is like a rock, which no one in the world is.

Concrete Jungle by Bob Marley

Quoted Lyrics The high yellow moon won't come come out to play

Personification

He is saying that the yellow moon won't come out and play but the moon does not play with any people, he is using a human reference to a object.

Love the way you lie by Eminem

Quoted Lyrics And right now there's a steel knife in my windpipe

Hyperbole

He is exaggerating that there is a steel knife in his windpipe.