Imagery. Simile. Metaphor. Personification. Literary Terms. Exploring Author’s Craft. Her lips were as red as a rose. Simile. A comparison of two unlike things that links them with the words like or as. What characteristic do her lips and a rose share? They are_________. Metaphor
Words that stimulate one or more senses to create a picture in the mind.
Burning embers seethed, then suffered increasingly alone, in a dying bonfire. They cackled, wooed, and winked only to a lonely and deserted beach as the wind caressed them good night and good-bye. Summer was over.
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is spoken of as if it had human qualities.
A regional variety of a language, with differences in vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation
This is the choice and arrangement of words the author uses. (formal vs. informal)