What examples of figurative language can be noted in the song "Just The Way You Are" by Bruno Mars? 

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There's a great deal of hyperbole in the song, apparently meant to emphasize the idea that the speaker loves his girlfriend as she is, that she is just right without having to change anything about herself. Hyperbole is also referred to as overstatement, and it describes instances when someone says more than what is true, when they exaggerate the truth, in order to emphasize that truth. Mars sings, "Her hair, her hair falls perfectly without her trying." It seems unlikely that this girl would not have a single hair out of place—that her hair could look absolutely perfect without any effort on her part at all—but Mars draws attention to the idea that, to him, she is perfect "Just the Way [She Is]." This overstatement leads to the idea that she does not have to try to be attractive to him; she simply is. Further, the line, "Her lips, her lips, I could kiss them all day if she'd let me," is another example of hyperbole. It is unlikely that Mars would actually kiss his lover's lips all day, but the exaggeration of the truth draws attention to the intensity of his feelings for her.

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Bruno Mars' popular "Just the Way You Are" includes several examples of figurative language. Here are two to get you started.

In the first verse, Mars says:

Oh, her eyes, her eyes
Make the stars look like they're not shinin'

This is an example of hyperbole, or over-exaggerating an idea to get a point across. Mars' lover's eyes are not actually brighter than the stars, but Mars claims they are to emphasize how beautiful they are. He is trying to say that the word "beautiful" is inadequate to describe their level of beauty.

In the chorus, Mars employs personification by ascribing human characteristics to an inanimate object.

And when you smile (smile, smile...)
The whole world stops and stares for a while

Mars claims that when his lover smiles the world "stops and stares." The earth cannot stop and stare; this is something a person would do. This could also be considered an example of hyperbole. The world does not actually stop when she smiles, but her smile is so captivating that Mars feels as though the world around him has frozen.

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