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Simile and Metaphor

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Jonna Murphy

on 13 April 2015

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Transcript of Simile and Metaphor

Simile and Metaphor
A of two things using the words or
Example: It was as hot as an oven in the classroom.
I spent hours picturing that word with all the answers to my unanswered questions tied to it, one after the other like the knotted rag tail of a kite.
In So B. It
Example: Her tears fell from her eyes like a waterfall.
What things are being compared?
Write your own simile comparing two different things using the word like OR the word as.
Your Turn!
A of two things using the

words or
Example: My brother is a pig.
If truth was a crayon and it was up to me to put a wrapper around it and name its color, I know just what I would call it--dinosaur skin.
In So B. It
Write your own metaphor comparing two things WITHOUT using the words like or as.
Your turn!
What things are being compared?
What two things are being compared?
It was one of those super-duper cold Saturdays. One of those days that when you breathed out your breath kind of hung frozen in the air like a hunk of smoke.
What's being compared?
She always blamed him for bringing her all the way from Alabama to Michigan, a state she called a giant icebox.
Use the flower was .....
The sun ...
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