figurative language in songs.

By Shelbie Gaskill

Apologize by One Republic

"I need you like a heart needs a beat" is a simile because he's is comparing his love for her is like a heart that needs a beat by saying he cant live without her.

What does the fox Say by YLVIS

"Dog goes woof, cat goes meow, Bird goes tweet, and mouse goes squeak." is an onomatopeia because it is saying a certain thing and what it sounds like.

wrecking ball by miley cyrus

"I came in like a wrecking ball..." is symbolism because she rides in on a wrecking ball doesn't really mean that. It means she wanted to hurt him like he hurt her. The wrecking ball is being used for something more then its literal meaning.