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Metaphor
a comparison of two things without using like or as. Ex. The moon was a
glowing goddess in the sky.
Simile
a comparison of two things using like or as. Ex. He runs like a cheetah!
Point of View
the point from which an author tells a story
Imagery
The use of sensory details to create a mental image or picture in your mind.
3rd person Point of View
The following is an example of:

He knew that today would be a great day. Everything he had hoped for would come true!
1st person Point of View
The following is an example of:

I knew that today would be a great day. Everything I have hoped for will
come true!
Personification
giving human characteristics to something not human
Onomatopoeia
zoom, oink, zap, screech
Alliteration
He wildly let out a war whoop!
Hyperbole
extreme exaggeration. She was a thousand years old.
Idiom
different meaning than what it sounds like. It’s raining cats and dogs.