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Using popular songs to teach similes Singer and actress Ariana Grande performing at a concert at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New Jersey, in 2014. Photo by: Scott Roth/AP Photo by: Scott Roth/AP A simile makes a direct comparison between two things. It uses the words “like” or “as.” The comparison reveals a new meaning.




Simile and Metaphor Student Worksheet

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 / pdf

Metaphors and Similes On your own paper, find the simile or metaphor and write it down. Next, write the words being compared on your notebook paper. Finally, write the meaning of the simile or metaphor based on the context of the sentence. 1. The baby was like an octopus, grabbing at all the cans on the grocery store shelves. 2. As the teacher …

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EXAMPLES OF PERSONIFICATION AND OTHER FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE …

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 / pdf

similes, metaphors, and personification. Personification, one type of figurative language, gives lifelike characteristics to nonliving things. “The soft-spoken words fell off the side of the bed, emptying to the floor like powder” (65). “In the times ahead, that story would arrive at 33 Himmel Street in the early hours of the morning,

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The Giver Chapter 11 – Ms. Violet's 5/6 A Class!

Sunday, March 22, 2020 / pdf

The Giver Chapter 11 Jonas felt nothing unusual at first. He felt only the light touch of the old man’s hands on his back. He tried to relax, to breathe evenly. The room was absolutely silent, and for a moment Jonas feared that he might disgrace himself now, on the first day of his training, by falling asleep. Then he shivered. He realized that …

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Interpreting figurative language

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 / pdf

Similes are thought of as artistic ways to describe things. – A metaphor compares two things in a creative way without using the words “like” or “as.” Metaphors are thought of as artistic ways to describe things. – An idiom is a simile or a metaphor that many people often use to …

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Similes on the Internet have explanations – Springer

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 / pdf

.31 of similes were accompanied by explanations, .86 of the explanations were preceded by a simile (very much in accord with the result of .79 in Experiment 1). Discussion Metaphors often appear in Internet text without expla-nation. It would seem that their writers deem them rela-tively intelligible. More frequently, similes carry explana …

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