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  • 1. Dr. John LaxamanaDr. Jessilyn Santos
  • 2. Any expressive use of language, as a metaphor, simile,personification, or antithesis, in which words are used inOther than their literal sense, or in other than theirordinary locutions, in order to suggest a picture or image orfor other special effect.
  • 3. Dr. John LaxamanaDr. Jessilyn Santos
  • 4. SIMILEMETAPHORHYPERBOLEPERSONIFICATION
  • 5. A figure of speech that compares two things using like or as. -ex. The box is as light as a feather. -ex. Caleb ran like a frightened rabbit.
  • 6.  A figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between two unlike things that actually have something in common. -ex. Kate is a chicken. -ex. Fred is a walking dictionary.
  • 7. -ex. He hugged her a thousand times.-ex. My car is so old; it is pulled by ahorse.
  • 8.  The attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman -ex. The wind is whispering to the trees. -ex. The moon followed me.