Similes, Hyperbole, idiom, metaphor, personifcation
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Shimp is a word we use in school to describe figurative language
S is for simile
h is for hyperbole
I is for idiom
M is for metaphor
and P is for personification
"The electric thimble moved like a praying mantis on the pillow, touched by her hand." (Page 48)
"Classics cut to fit fifteen-minute radio shows, then cut again to fill a two-minute book column, winding up at last as a ten- or twelve-line dictionary resume." (Page 55)
“You don't need an M.D., case like this; all you need is two handymen, clean up the problem in half an hour."
"Her face was slender and milk-white, and in it was a kind of gentle hunger that touched over everything with tireless curiosity." (Page 3)
"It was a special pleasure to see things eaten."