Bobs cue cards
An inanimate object is given human like qualities.
Ex: The sun wrapped me in its loving embrace.
The repetition of sounds at the the beginning of words in close proximity to each other.
Ex: The dog days of summer dragged on and on.
Comparison using like or as.
Ex: Her eyes were as bright as the stars.
Direct comparison between two objects or ideas which are not normally associated together.
Her eyes were the stars, shining brightly in the midnight sky.
The author makes a reference to another literary form (novel, poem, song, proverb, movie, etc.) that the author believes the reader will be familiar with and understand.
Hitler, Jews, camps, -Holocaust