Interactive Poetry- Figurative Language

poetry
words that are organized into lines and stanzas; uses rhythm, rhyme, sound, or structure to express something in an artistic way

prose
words that are organized into sentences and paragraphs (i.e. short stories, essays, novels, and plays)

simile
a comparison of two unlike things using like or as (You walk like a duck.)

metaphor
a comparison of two unlike things by saying one thing is another thing or implying it (I am a fish.)

hyperbole
an exaggeration that cannot possibly be true and is not meant to be taken literally

personification
giving human qualities to non-human things