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1 Figurative Language in Songs
Jacob Warren

2 Simile Taylor Swift- Mean “You, with your words like knives”
In this song, she is saying her ex boyfriend is verbally mean to her

3 Metaphor Katy Perry- Firework “Cause baby you’re a firework”
Katy Perry is comparing a person to an explosive firework

4 Alliteration Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer
Rudolph’s full name uses the “R” sound at the beginning of the word three times

5 Hyperbole Alicia Keys-Girl On Fire “This girl is on fire”
In the song, she is exaggerating when describing the girl

6 Onomatopoeia Nicki Minaj-Super Bass
“Cant you hear that boom, badoom, boom, boom, badoom, boom, bass” Nicki Minaj is using sounds to describe something

7 Imagery Imagine Dragons-It’s Time
“The path to heaven runs through miles of clouded hell right to the top” These lyrics puts an image in your mind of how hard it will be before you can finally reach success

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