Poetry Terms and Devices
a comparison between two things, generally unlike, using the words "like" or "as"
a figure of speech comparing to unlike things without using like or as
intentional exaggeration to create an effect
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
a contrast between what is expected and what actually exists or happens
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