Simile - comparing two things using like or as
Muhammed Ali floated like a butterfly.
Onomatopoeia - a word that represents a sound
Hyperbole - a huge exaggeration
I had to walk a million miles to get to the store.
Metaphors - comparing two things without using like or as
The snow was a blanket covering the field.
Personification - giving an object a human quality
The wind whispered in the moonlight.
Alliteration - repeating a consonant sound in a sentence
The gentle giant joked as we joined the gym class.
Assonance - repeating a vowel sound throughout a sentence
The fox in the box held some locks and two socks.