A technique to enhance meaning
It means what it says.
It has a deeper meaning
Which two phrases use figurative language?
Which phrase uses literal language?
Which figure of speech: Belinda's fingers were icicles after her ice skating lesson?
Which figure of speech: Jake was like a whirlwind, rushing from one activity to another?
Which one: The new pillows were fluffy marshmallows?
Which one: The raindrops jumped and danced on the window?