Metaphor: describes one thing as if it were something else

Personification: gives human qualities to something that is not human

Similes: uses like or as to compare two seemingly unlike things

Symbol: anything that represents something else

Alliteration: the repetition of constant sounds in the beginning of words

Repetition: the use of any element of language- a sound, word, phrase, clause, or sentence- more than once

Assonance: the repetition of vowel sounds followed by different consonants in stressed syllables

Consonance: the repetition of similar consonant sounds at the end of accented syllables

Onomatopoeia: use of words that imitates sounds