Figurative langauge devices
When the consanent sounds repeat over and over again.
Ex. Peter Piper picked a pack of picked peppers.
Giving human qualities to non-human things.
Ex. The cars coughed and hiccuped as they road down the highway.
A comparison between two things using "like" or "as."
A word that sounds like what it means
Using exaggeration to make a point.
Ex. I'm so hungry I could eat a whole cow!
Metaphors compares two things but does NOT use "like" or "as."
Ex. He has a heart of stone. (Having a heart of stone means to cruel and have no feelings for others).
A picture, image, or another thing is used to represent something else.
Ex. The golden arches represents McDonald's.
My love is like a red, red rose.
My dad is a bear in the mornings.
The sun peeked over the clouds.
I'm so sleepy I can sleep for a week!
My grandfather is the rock of the family.
The leaves on the trees danced in the wind.
She sells seashells by the sea shore.
The ball bounced so high it hit the sky!
She is as pretty as a rose.
The dove of peace.
My friend is as cold as ice.