The Writer's Toolbox

January 2006
Scholastic Scope;1/9/2006, Vol. 54 Issue 9, p20
The article focuses on the use of figurative language in writing. It throws light on types of figurative language such as metaphor, simile and personification. The use of these figurative language bring richness to writing. A simile is used to describe something by comparing it with something else, words such as "like" or "as" are used as simile. A metaphor is used to characterize something by calling it something else. Personifications are used by the writers to give human qualities to something which is not human.


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