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Similes

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Transcript of Similes

Repeating a word or a phrase for emphasis.
Personification is giving human characteristics to a thing that cannot possess them.
Personification
Hyperbole
Repetition
Metaphor
Similes
Want U Back- Cher Lloyd
Examples In Music
Titanium- David Guetta
Her eyes might be bright, but they cannot outshine the stars.
Examples In Music
Alliteration
Alliteration is when the first stressed syllable of two of more words in a phrase are the same sound
Onomatopoeia
She is comparing the look of her ex and his new girlfriend together to the funny look a clown.
Airplanes- B. o. B.
The look of all of the airplanes in the night sky are being compared to shooting stars.
Using like, as, or other synonyms to compare two things.
Calling one thing something it's not in order to describe it.
Example: He was being a baby.
Examples In Music
She is comparing her resistance to criticism to the resistance of titanium.
Part of Me- Katy Perry
She is comparing her happiness and success to that of a dancing, established flame.
Greatly exaggerating part of the truth for effect.
Examples In Music
It's Time- Imagine Dragons
400 Lux- Lorde
Rather than "killing" time, they are actually just doing things to keep from being bored.
Just the Way You Are- Bruno Mars
Her smile may stop some of the people around her, but it isn't possible for it to stop the entire world.
Example: Her hair was as black as a starless night.
Example: I am so hungry I could eat a horse.
Example: The trees danced in the wind.
Example: I was sick, sick, sick.
Example: Coca-Cola could close in case of cola cancellation.
Examples In Music
An onomatopoeia is a word that means a sound.
Example: The cow mooed.
Examples In Music
Va Va Voom- Nicki Minaj
"Boom" is an onomatopoeia because makes the sound it symbolizes.
The city is never truly "asleep" but can be completely quiet and still.
Example In Music
Price Tag- Jessie J ft. B. o. B.
The /s/ sound is repeated in "six", "strings", and "stack".
Burn-Ellie Goulding
She repeats "fire" multiple times to say that they have a real connection and by "burn", they're going to let it show.
Anything Could Happen- Ellie Goulding
""Anything Could Happen" repeats several times to show that you can't always expect the same thing.
Love Me Again- John Newman
The /n/ sound is repeated in "know" and "now".
Mya McArthur
Wendy Rawlings
Compton
English 3,1
12 February 2014

The Language of Music
Works Cited
Airplanes- Rossalinda45. "Airplanes- B.O.B (lyrics)." Online video clip.
Youtube.
Youtube. 16 May 2012. Web. 8 Feb. 2014.
Want U Back- courtney98bieber. "Cher Lloyd Want U Back lyrics." Online video clip.
Youtube.
Youtube. 15 Dec. 2011. Web. 8 Feb. 2014.
Part of Me- dlsgmrc123. "Katy Perry- Part Of Me +Lyrics" Online video clip.
Youtube.
Youtube. 13 Feb. 2013. Web. 8 Feb. 2014.
Titamium- Adrian0535. "David Guetta- Titanium ft. Sia With Lyrics On Screen." Online video clip.
Youtube.
Youtube. 7 Aug. 2012. Web. 8 Feb. 2014.

Just the Way You Are- mrmaker101. "Bruno Mars Just The Way You Are Lyrics On Screen HQ HD." Online video clip.
Youtube.
Youtube. 9 June 2011. Web. 8 Feb. 2014
It's Time- smartgirl128. "Imagine Dragons - It's Time (Lyrics)." Online video clip.
Youtube.
Youtube. 27 Oct. 2012. Web. 8 Feb. 2014.
400 Lux- derekk1998. "400 Lux - Lorde (HD Lyrics)." Online video clip.
Youtube.
Youtube. 25 Oct. 2013. Web. 8 Feb. 2014.
Price Tag- Jessie J
"Chang Cha-Chang" is an onomatopoeia because it takes the place of a sound.
Price Tag- Pguinne. "Price Tag - Jessie J Lyrics." Online video clip.
Youtube
. Youtube. 17 Dec. 2011. Web. 8 Feb. 2014.
Va Va Voom- AllNickiMinajSongs. "Nicki Minaj - Va va voom LYRICS." Online video clip.
Youtube.
Youtube. 3 April 2012. web. 8 Feb. 2014
Anything Could Happen- Nive0us. "ANYTHING COULD HAPPEN / ELLIE GOULDING + LYRICS." Online video clip.
Youtube.
Youtube. 9 Aug. 2012. Web. 8 Feb. 2014
Burn- Angel Salonica. "Ellie Goulding - Burn lyrics." Online video clip.
Youtube.
Youtube. 5 July 2013. Web. 8 Feb. 2014.
Love Me Again- Laurens Christiaans. "Lyrics: John Newman - Love Me Again." Online video clip.
Youtube
. Youtube. 28 May 2013. Web. 8 Feb. 2014.
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