What is the difference between personification, metaphor, similie and othe figures of speech....????

Simile (expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds usually formed with 'like' or 'as')

Example: â€œlike a three years' child.” 


Metaphor (refer to something that it does not literally denote in order to suggest a similarity)

Example: "Was tyrannous and strong"


Personification (representing an abstract quality or idea as a person or creature)

Example: â€œOut of the sea came he!”


Repetition (the repeated use of the same word or word pattern)

Example: "alone, alone, all all alone..."


Oxymoron (putting together of two contradictory ideas)

Example: "disagreeably pleasant laughter"


Onomatopoeia (words whose sound resemble the sound they express)

Example: "pop", "hiss", etc.


Allegory (the representation of abstract ideas or principles by characters, figures, or events in narrative, dramatic, or pictorial form. It is usually a tale with a moral.)


Irony ( the real meaning is exactly opposite to what is being said. )

Example: These sweet little mountains fascinate me.


Rhythm/ Rhyme

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metaphor is saying something is something else.
eg. She has a heart of stone.

Personification is giving a human quality to a non human thing.
eg. The trees sighed in the wind.

A similie is saying something is like something else.
eg. She was like a sly fox, the way she slinked around.

Hope this helps:)

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