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1 Musical Figurative Language
Kristina Cana

2 Simile Comparing two things using like or as
Mirror by Justin Timberlake Ex: “Aren’t you somethin’ to admire, cause your shine is somethin’ like a mirror…”

3 Metaphor Comparing two things without using like or as
My Heart’s a Stereo by Gym Class Heroes Ex: “ My Heart’s a Stereo, it beats for you so listen close…”

4 Alliteration The use of the same consonant at the beginning of  each word or each stressed syllable in a line of verse So Sick by Neyo Ex: “ Said I’m so sick of love song, so sad and slow…”

5 Hyperbole Obvious and intentional exaggeration
50 Ways to Say Goodbye by Train Ex: “ I wanna live a thousand lives with you…”

6 Onomatopoeia The formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named Boom Boom Pow by Black Eyed Peas Ex: “Boom, boom, boom…”

7 Imagery/Sensory Details
The Words or phrases a writer uses to create a certain picture in the reader’s mind. Imagery is usually based on sensory details. Somewhere Only We Know by Keane Ex: “ I came across a fallen tree, it felt the branches of it looking at me…”

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