Simile- two things being compared using like or as in a sentence
Example: Macy ran like a mustang to the dinner table.
Metaphor- is a figure of speech which makes an impliled comparison between two unrelated things
Ex: Mrs. Gilpin is monster in the morning before she drinks her coffee.
Allusion- a reference to a person, place or event from literature, history and the arts etc.
Ex: Shopping was her Achilles heal.
Idiom- a group of words whose mean are quite different from there literal meaning.
Ex: Janet had her fingers in the till the whole time she worked there
Alliteration- the repeat of the same constanate sound in a series of words
Ex: While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping- The Raven- Edgar Allen Poe
Hyperbole- an exaggeration that could not be true
Ex: I´m so hungry I could eat a horse.
Personification- giving human qualities to nonhuman things
Ex: The money is calling to me.
Onomatopoeia- words whose sounds suggest there meaning
Ex: The lady went A-Choo when she sneezed.