using figures of speech to be more effective, persuasive and impactful. Examples: Metaphors Personification Similes Hyperboles
figurative language is a language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation. Figurative language is when you use a word or phrase that does not have its normal everyday, literal meaning. Writers can use figurative language to make their work more interesting or more dramatic than literal language which simply states facts.