Terms in this set (25)
The comparison of one thing to another using
The comparison of one thing to another
the use of "like" or "as"
Giving human characteristics to animals, non-living objects, or ideas
"Life is a battlefield."
"The exam was a breeze."
"The world is a stage and all the men and women its actors."
"You are the apple of my eye."
"His temper was as explosive as a volcano."
"Life is like a box of chocolates."
"Terror crept up the stairs and knocked on her door."
"The brown grass was begging for water."
"The party died as soon as Jessica left."
using elements in a sentence that are grammatically the same, or are similar in construction
a type of parallelism where two opposing ideas are put together
a type of parallelism where the repeated word or phrase is reversed in order
a reference to a well-known story, event, person, or object
"a meeting of David and Goliath"
"I came, I saw, I conquered."
"It was the
best of times
, it was the
worst of times
"The *shepherd* seeks the *sheep*, and not the *sheep* the
hepherd* seeks the *sheep*, and not the
"Never let a
you or a
"Chocolate is my Achilles' heel."
"My face is washed, my hair is combed, and my teeth are brushed."
"What you see is what you get."
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Metaphors, similes, personifications
Adjectives for talking about characters