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Figurative Language - Examples

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Simile
She's as cute as a button.
Metaphor
He has the heart of a lion.
Onomatopoeia
The truck came to a screeching stop.
Hyperbole
I could sleep for three weeks.
Oxymoron
The driver came to a rolling stop.
Alliteration
Big bad Bob loves Betty.
Assonance
Sleeping geeks eat treats.
Symbolism
The ring in The Hobbit represents evil and temptation.
Personification
The angry waves met the beach.
Imagery
The hot sand smelled like summer as the salty birds sang.
Cliche
There's no place like home.