The Simile: a descriptive writing technique comparing one subject to a different subject. For example, “As quick as a whip"
The Metaphor: instead of comparing things we say to objects are the same. For example, “Life is a rollercoaster.”
The Rhetorical Question: questions not intended to be answered, to make the reader think about a point. For example, "can fish swim?"
Personification: giving human characteristics to something non-human. For example, "He drank like a fish.
Emotive language: Using adjectives and adverbs that are related to emotions. For example, "Timmy loved to fish."
Colloquial Language: The shortening and joining of words together. For example, "Go Bananas."
Hyperbole: The use of excessive exaggeration to highlight a point For example, "This bag weighs a ton."
Foreshadowing: Including hints letting readers know what will happen at the end of the writing. For example, "The most awful thing happened on a stormy evening."