Definition: The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
Example: Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
Definition: an expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly; an indirect or passing reference.
Example: Sally had a smile that rivaled that of the Mona Lisa.
Definition: comparing two things without using like or as
Example: She is a walking dictionary.
Definition: comparing two things using like or as
Example: Kagome was a quiet as a mouse.
Definition: giving human qualities to inanimated objects
Examples: The flame of the candle danced in the dark.
Definition: exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
Example: I am so hungry that I could eat a horse!
Definition: a commonly used phrase or expression whose literal meaning is different from its figurative meaning
Example: Woke up on the wrong side of the bed.