What is a Figurative Language?

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Figurative language is non-literal language. It is when something is described by comparing it to something else. It is not described in terms of its actual characteristics. You can find more information here:
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"Tomorrow Is A Long Time" by Bob Dylan, "Without You I'm Nothing" by Placebo, "Careless Love Blues" by Bessie Smith and "Firework" by Katy Perry are examples of songs that use metaphors and similies.
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