Simile: A figure of speech in which things that are different are compared using the words "like" or "as."
Expressions that do not mean what they literally say.
Alliteration: Repetition of sound at the beginning of two or more words that are next together.
Puns: A play on words that relies on a word having one or more meaning or sounding like another.
Metaphor: A figure of speech in which things are compared without using "like" or "as."
Personification: Giving non-human objects human qualities.
Hyperbole: An extreme exaggeration not meant to be taken literally.
Oxymoron: a figure of speech that combines words that are contradictory to each other.
Onomatopoeia: Words that express sound.
expression, idea, or element of an artistic work which has become overused to the point of losing its original meaning or effect.