METAPHOR is a literary technique that writers use to make comparison between two people, things, animals, or places that are not alike. In fact, the definition of those objects are so far apart that they seem to have nothing in common. For example, a FRIGATE in comparison to a book, or COURSER in comparison to the pages of a book.
PERSONIFICATION is a literary technique that writers use in order to show an object or animal has human like quality. Writers use this technique to boost emotion, sensation, joy, gestures and speech that make the reading interesting. This helps readers understand, agree with,… Read More ›
And then I remember what it was like to see snow in the early morn. Snowflakes falling, icy roads, rustic knotty pine cabins nestled amid the tall trees.
SIMILE is a literary technique that writers use in order to show similarities between two different things. Writers use the words “like” or “as” to make comparisons. In Leila Devlin’s poem, Summer Vacation, we notice that she uses the word “like” to compare… Read More ›