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Transcript of Figurative Language
A metaphor that continues throughout several lines or sentences.
Honors English Period 1
Words used by their dictinoary definition; means excatly what it says.
Words used in a creative way, usually used to compare two unlike things
Compares two unlike things by saying one thing is the other, without using
Compares two unlike things using
Gives human qualities to something that is not human.
To describe something larger/better or smaller/worse than it really is.
The sun is a golden ball
His heart is a cold stone.
His face was as white as snow.
He was as tall as a tree.
The flag at the top of the pole waved at us.
The ball smacked my face when we were playing soccer.
His head is bigger than a watermelon
My cat is fatter than a hippo
"The cafeteria is a jungle.
Wild animals scrambling for food.
like wild boars
to the line
and then returning to their dens."
- By: Alex Foster, Maura Grasshoff, Bridget Bradley, and Christa Michel
In this poem, the authors describe the cafeteria as a place with wild animals. There is no order, people come for what they want, and then soon return back to their classes.