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Simile & Metaphor
Transcript of Simile & Metaphor
Want to make your writing awesome?
Comparing 2 unlike things using the words "like" or "as"
Comparing 2 unlike things without using "like" or "as." Usually stated like a fact.
Which one . . . which one . . .
Comparisons make a difference ...
"A day without you is like a year with no rain."
"You, with your words like knives and swords and weapons that you use against me."
"My heart's a stereo."
-Gym Class Heroes
1.) You are the thunder and I am the lightning
2.) Airplanes in the night sky are like shooting stars
3.) Your voice was the soundtrack of my summer.
4.) Do you feel like a house of cards, one blow from caving in?
Her hair glistened in the rain like a nose hair after a sneeze.
He was as tall as a 6' 3'' tree.
Keep in mind, what is the effect you are going for?
"Your arms are my castle,
your heart is my sky."
Her vocabulary was as bad as, like, whatever.
"I Am" Poetry
I am (thing you are like)
I (explain why you are like that thing)
I am a jukebox
I always have a song playing in my head
I am a hamster
I run, run, run on a wheel going nowhere
I am a faraway star
I shine even when my lights gone out
Write a poem in this format:
Repeat 3 times