hyperbole Alliteration Stan the strong surfer saved several swimmers on Saturday. Tiny Tommy Thomson takes toy trucks to Timmy’s on Tuesday. A reference to another work of literature, art, film, etc. The reader understands to allusion and the hidden meaning behind the words. Allusion… The Grinch (in “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”) is called a Scrooge – a reference to “A Christmas Carol” Assonance Princess Kitty will kiss Timmy T. Tipper. The pain may drain Drake, but maybe the weight is fake. exaggeration Hyperbole… I nearly died laughing •I was hopping mad Authors use Hyperbole for emphasis Use of figurative language to create mental pictures by appealing to one or more of the five senses (sight, hearing, feeling, smelling or tasting.) He fumed and charged like an angry bull. The ants began their daily marching drill. The girl was a fish in the water. The balloon was a feather floating away. Onomatopoeia Toot! Toot! Glippp Gluppp Gluppp Personification The flowers danced in the wind. The friendly gates welcomed us. Similes: I am hungry as a horse. He is happy as a clam. He is sneaky as a snake.