Figurative Language: Style and Point of View with Marcella Polain

Figurative Language: Style and Point of View with Marcella Polain

The ability to use figurative language successfully is one of the most effective tools in a writer’s skillset.

From similes and metaphors to hyperbole and personification, taking words beyond their literal meaning through the use of figurative language is pleasurable for both the writer and the reader.

The purpose of figurative language is to force readers to imagine or intuit what an author means with an expression.

Join Marcella Polain as she deconstructs poetic language into easy-to-follow steps for the author, and look at ways poets use the figurative to deepen communication and experience, and to write a bit ourselves.