Figurative language in songs
By: Damon Marr
"If I could fall into the sky, do you think time would pass me by?"- Vanessa Carlton, A thousand Miles
This is figurative language because you cant fall into the sky and time isn't a physical thing so it cant pass by literally. This is a metaphor.
"I hooked a left on 21 and Lewis and I seen some brothas shooting dice so I said lets do this." - Warren g and Nate Dogg, Regulate
This is figurative language because Warren G was referring to something this is called an allusion.
"I'm sorry Ms. Jackson ooh i am for real."- Outkast, Ms.Jackson
This is figurative language because instead of saying i am serious he says i am for real this is a simile.