figurative language in songs!

lindsey sims

*A thousand years - Christina Perry

"I have loved you for a thousand years".

This is an example of paradox because it reveals a kind of truth.

*Girl on fire - Alicia keys

"This girl is on fire"

This is an example of hyperbole because she is not really on fire.

*Let it go - Demi lavoto

"The wind is blowing"

This is an example of personification because it gives a human quality.