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1 CLICK Figures of Speech CLICK on the Title Simile ON ALL THE WORDS
Alliteration metaphor Imagery Personification CLICK ON ALL THE WORDS Hyperbole

2 Definition of a figure of speech
A mode of expression in which words are used out of their literal meaning or out of their ordinary use in order to add beauty or emotional intensity or to transfer the poet's sense impressions by comparing or identifying one thing with another that has a meaning familiar to the reader. Some important figures of speech are: simile, metaphor, personification, hyperbole and symbol. Click me!

3 Definition of an Simile
SIMILE: A figure of speech in which an explicit comparison is made between two essentially unlike things, usually using like, as or than. For example: Hot as the sun. Fat like a cow. Click me!

4 Definition of a Metaphor
METAPHOR: A figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one object or idea is applied to another, thereby suggesting a likeness or analogy between them, as. For Example: She has a heart of a lion. For me time is money. He has a heart of stone. Life is a rollercoaster. Click me!

5 Definition of personification
PERSONIFICATION : A type of metaphor in which distinctive human characteristics, e.g., honesty, emotion, volition, etc., are attributed to an animal, object or idea, Personification is commonly used in allegory. For example: My car was happy I gave it a bath today. The tree felt thirsty from the dry season. Click me!

6 Definition of Alliteration
ALLITERATION:The repetition of usually initial Consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words Or syllables. For examples: Sally sells seashells by the subway. The wild and woolly walrus waits and wonders when We’ll walk by. Click me!

7 Definition of Hyperbole
HYPERBOLE: A bold, deliberate overstatement. For example: I’ll give my right arm for a slice of pizza. I’m so hungry I could eat a million sandwiches. Click me!

8 Definition of Imagery Click me!
IMAGERY: The elements in a literary work used to evoke mental images, not only of the visual sense, but of sensation and emotion as well. For example: He fell down like an old tree falling down in a storm. They fought like cats and dogs. He could never escape from the iron grip of desire. Click me!

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