-attributing human characteristic or qualities such as speech, feelings, action and appearance to non-human things or abstractions
“The wind stood up and gave a shout.
He whistled on his finger”
“Kicked the withered leaves about”
“And thumped the branches with his hand”
-words and phrases used specifically to help the reader to imagine each of the senses:
SMELL, TOUCH, SIGHT, HEARING and TASTE
“When the buttercups paved the earth with yellow stars”
“When the bushes are full of the sound of bees”
-a form of comparison that asks us to picture one thing as being similar to another.
-it often uses connective such as ‘like’, ‘as’, ‘than’ or verbs such as ‘seems’, ‘resembles’ or ‘appears’
“Your eyes as blue as blue as the sky”
“The sun is like a golden eye peeping over the horizon”