Similes, Metaphors, Personification . Figurative language: Or Two Things at Once. Figurative language is writing or speech that is not meant to be taken literally. Example: The cold wind cut through my jacket like a knife.
The cold wind cut through my jacket like a knife.
It was windy.
Thunder threatens uses
Like a sound that rolls around and around
In a mean dog’s throat.
-Martha SherwoodCan you think of a simile?
Thumb without the use of
The odd, friendless boy raised by four aunts.
-Phillip DaceyCan you think of a metaphor?