2 Simile Comparing two things using like or as Mirror by Justin TimberlakeEx: “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 HeroesEx: “ My Heart’s a Stereo, it beats for you so listen close…”
4 AlliterationThe use of the same consonant at the beginning of each word or each stressed syllable in a line of verseSo Sick by NeyoEx: “ Said I’m so sick of love song, so sad and slow…”
5 Hyperbole Obvious and intentional exaggeration 50 Ways to Say Goodbye by TrainEx: “ I wanna live a thousand lives with you…”
6 OnomatopoeiaThe formation of a word from a sound associated with what is namedBoom Boom Pow by Black Eyed PeasEx: “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 KeaneEx: “ I came across a fallen tree, it felt the branches of it looking at me…”
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