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HYPERBOLE- METAPHOR- SIMILE- IDIOM
Transcript of HYPERBOLE- METAPHOR- SIMILE- IDIOM
"GRENADE" - BRUNO MARS
"STEREO HEARTS" - GYM CLASS HEROES
"FIREWORK" - KATY PERRY
"MOVES LIKE JAGGER" - MAROON 5
"SPEAK NOW" - TAYLOR SWIFT
"GIRL ON FIRE" - ALICIA KEYS
"OVERBOARD" - JUSTIN BIEBER
"CHASING THE SUN" - THE WANTED
By Jacinta das Dores & Michelle Chan
In this song, Taylor Swift states "wear a gown shaped like pastry". In this sentence, it describes a gown looks like a pastry by using the word 'like'. It is a simile because it is a phrase that uses like to compare two unlike items together.
In this song, Bruno Mars states that he will catch a grenade, throw his hand on a blade in order to prove his love. He is exaggerating and so it is a hyperbole , a bold overstatement and exaggeration of fact or of possibility.
In this sentence, "you'll find us chasing the sun", it uses hyperbole because you cannot physically chase the sun. This sentence means they can do anything for their dreams.
In this song, it had indicates "my heart is a stereo", it directly describes his heart as a stereo. It is a metaphor which means saying one thing as another different thing. This sentence also means he loves her so much and it's hardly to explain.
In this song, Katy Perry states "Baby you're a firework", it is a metaphor which it says a person as a firework. This means he/she is a beautiful and gleaming as a firework.
In this song,Maroon5 says "I got the moves like Jagger", it uses simile and this sentence implies that he can move like Jagger, who is a legendary rock god with awesome dance.
In this song ,Alicia Keys states "She's on top of the world, hottest of the hottest girls", it is an idiom because the girl is not on fire, and idiom is a phrase where the words together have a meaning that is different from the dictionary. It also means the girl is motivated to accomplish her goal and feeling good.
In this song, Justin Bieber states "wanted to meet you half way", it means compromise with someone. It is an idiom because it has a different meaning from the dictionary.