figurative language

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  1. extreme exaggeration it is used to make a point it is not intended to be believable (from the greek word "excess")
    hyperbole
  2. a comparison between two unlike things without using "like" or "as"
    metaphor
  3. a comparison between two unlike things using "like" or "as".
    simile
  4. human attributes and qualities are given to non-human or inanimate objects.
    personification 
  5. engages the 5 senses to create an accurate image in the mind of the reader. it creates an emotional connection to the story.
    imagery
  6. language used creatively to imply another meaning or evoke emotion 
    figurative language
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figurative language
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