Using Figurative Language

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Learning to use figurative language is an important step in developing a mature and rich writing style. From similes and metaphors to hyperbole and personification, taking words beyond their literal meaning through the use of figurative language is enjoyable for both the writer and the reader. In fact, the ability to use figurative language successfully is one of the most effective tools in a writer’s skill set. Time4Writing’s free writing resources cover the various types of figurative language. Designed to help students improve their writing skills, regardless of academic grade or proficiency level, Time4Writing’s 8-week courses provide more in-depth practice and one-on-one instruction by a certified teacher.

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