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What are the 8 kinds of figure of speech?

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April 27, 2010 9:15AM

Previous answer was totally unresponsive. Here are some examples of figures of speech:

1] You're as red as a lobster. simile

2]I could eat a horse. hyperbole

3]He swelled up like a poisoned pup. simile

4]He's lower than a snake's belly in the dirt. personification

5.]Drunk as a skunk. simile

6.] Flat as a pancake. simile

7.]S/he's as dumb as a box of rocks. simile

8.]I could just eat you up!{ meaning you find someone as sweet as candy] hyperbole