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  • Compares two unlike things without using "like" or "as"
    metephor

  • The fire crackled in the night air.
    onomatopoeia

  • Betty bought badges for Bryce
    Alliteration

  • Naming a thing or an action by imitating the sound associated with it
    Onomatopoeia

  • Peter picked pickled pickles.
    Alliteration

  • The apartment was so dirty that you would need a hazmat team to enter it.
    Hyperbole

  • Her smile was as sweet as sunshine on a rainy day.
    Simile

  • Life is too much like a pathless wood
    Simile

  • The needle slept on the broidered vine,
    Personification

  • Big exaggeration, usually with humor
    Hyperbole

  • Giving non human object a human qualities
    Personification

  • The repetition of usually initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables
    Alliteration

  • The kitten played as quietly as a dormouse.
    Simile

  • The wooden table was as solid as a rock.
    Simile

  • The raindrops danced along the window pane.
    Personification

  • The car zoomed down the road.
    Onomatopoeia

  • The woman gave a huge donation to the church because she had a heart of gold.
    metaphor

  • comparing two unlike things that is often introduced by like or as
    Simile