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COMPARISON OF TWO UNLIKE THINGS USING THE WORDS LIKE OR AS
EXAMPLE: THE NIGHT SKY WAS LIKE A DIAMOND NECKLACE ON BLACK VELVET
COMPARISON OF TWO UNLIKE THINGS WHERE THE ONE THING "IS" THE OTHER
EXAMPLE: THE NIGHT SKY IS A DIAMOND NECKLACE ON BLACK VELVET
AN EXAGGERATION OFTEN FOR HUMOR AND SEEN IN TALL TALES. EXAMPLE: I'M SO HUNGRY I COULD EAT A HORSE.
WORDS THAT HAVE SOUND ALIKE BECAUSE OF SPELLING PATTERN AT THE END OF THE WORDS. EXAMPLE: NIGHT & LIGHT
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