Read this statement: "but old fears have a way of clinging like cobwebs." how is this statement related to figurative language? this statement demonstrates personification. this statement demonstrates a hyperbole. this statement demonstrates a onomatoepia. this demonstrates a simile.
The statement: "But old fears have a way of clinging like cobwebs" is related to figurative language as this demonstrates a simile.
Simile, a figurative device of speech used in comparing two objects, events, places etc using connecting words like 'as' or 'like'.
Similes adds beauty and connection to other things that the poet addresses.
Here the word 'like' can be seen in the statement.
The simile is used here to compare the clinging of old fears to cobwebs.
This demonstrates a simile.
A simile is a figurative language that uses comparisons to describe an event, someone, a place, etc., while using the words "as" and "like" to make the comparison, and similes are often used with the purpose of making the writing more colorful and interesting. The statement demonstrates a simile because it compares the way old fears cling to the way cobwebs cling while using the word "like."