• He is as quick as a rabbit.
• You are like a rose.
- It is an implied Simile, wherein an
idea is given to provide clarity by
comparing or associating it to
another totally different idea.
- Metaphor is also a Simile but
without the use of „as-as‟ and „like‟
to introduce the comparison of two
unlike objects. It is just the same
• All the world’s a stage.
• Her home was a prison.
-When a person uses a certain
word, which is closely related
to what he/she is trying to
-giving substitute to what the
speaker is trying to say.
The word is mightier than the
The pen is mightier than the
• Siri is addicted to the bottle.
• The Senator takes the floor for
-this device brings out the flavor
from words giving the situation a
lively feel and these are sounds
made by the action of the speaker
-words that are actually the sound
of the action in a sentence to
express the action.
• The birds always tweet outside my
• Pop! Goes the weasel.
-Contradictory or inappropriate
terms are either put together or
appear side by side to make a
unique statement or description.
-wherein two opposite terms or
words are combined to create a