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Simile - Used to compare two things using the words 'like' or 'as', Metaphor - A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is regarded as representative or symbolic of something else., Hyperbole - Extreme exaggeration / being O.T.T., Alliteration - Repetition of beginning sounds in words close together., Onomatopoeia - The word mimics/re-creates the sound of an object or action., Personification - Giving human characteristics to non living things., Idiom - Phrases who's holistic meaning differs from their literal meaning., Symbolism - An object, word, or image that has deeper meaning. It represents something other than itself. These differ betwixt cultures,

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