Figurative Language In Music

By Mason Gardner

Metaphor

Cinema-by Skrillex: "You are a cinema, I could watch you forever..."
Skrillex is using a metaphor comparing a girl to a cinema saying he could watch her forever.

Simile
Firework-Katy Perry:"Do you ever feel like a plastic bag..."
Katy Perry is using simile by asking do you ever feel like a plastic bag

Hyperbole
Bruno Mars-Just the way you are:"The world stops and stares for a while..."
Bruno is using a hyperbole to exaggerate on how beautiful the woman is.

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