extreme exaggeration for effect and not meant to be taken literally
example: mile-high ice-cream
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
example: Randy Ran Rapidly to the River.
a figure of speech comparing to unlike things without using like or as
example: He is a beast.
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
example: The bear talked to the little girl about being in the forest alone.
similar or identical sounds near each other (usually in two or more lines of poetry)
example: There was an old lady that swallowed a fly.
I don't know why she swallowed a fly.
Perhaps she will die.