What type of figurative language am I? What type of figurative language am I? Similes & Metaphors What is being compared? What type of figurative language am I? Try some comparisons

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What is onomatopoeia?
The use of figurative language that imitates sound for the reader.

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What is a simile?
Taken from Blizzard All of a sudden the sun came out as fast as a lizard.

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What is being compared is a birthday pinata compared to an overripe piece of fruit.
Pinata In the night, while we were asleep, the birthday pinata fell out of the tree like an overripe fruit,

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What is personification?
Chairs Chairs seem to sit down on themselves, almost as if They were people, Some fat, some thin; Settled comfortably On their own seats

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What is _________________________.
Ms. Hoehn is as friendly as ___________________.

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What is imagery/descriptive writing?
I add to the reader's imagination, so that they can see a picture in their mind while reading.

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What is descriptive language/imagery?
Taken from Street Music This city: the always noise, grinding up from the subways under ground: slamming from bus tires and taxi horns and engines of cars and trucks in all.

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Life is compared to a bird with a broken wing.
Dreams Life is a broken winged bird

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What is a metaphor?
The computer in the classroom was an old dinosaur.

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What is ________________________.
The sun is like the brightness of ____________________.

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What is alliteration?
I begin every sentence with the same letter.

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What is onomatopoeia?
Street Music continued vocabularies of clash flash screeching

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What is compared is a blank white page to meadow that is covered in snow?
A Blank White Page is a meadow after a snowfall that a poem hopes to cross

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What is a metaphor?
Her hope was a fragile seed.

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What is __________________________.
The carpet has the toughness and color of ______________.

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What is a simile?
I compare two things using the words like or as.

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What is imagery/descriptive language?
Summer Sun luminous orange hanging from the tree of noontime

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What is being compared is the girls hair to a streaming, golden river.
Her hair was a flowing golden river streaming down her shoulders.

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What is imagery or descriptive language?
Sun Like a flat Quilt, where The cat can curl And purr

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What is _____________________.
The broken winged bird was as fragile as ___________.

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What is a metaphor?
I provide a greater difference between the two things that are being compared.

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What is a metaphor?
Words are Birds words are birds that arrive with books and spring

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What is being compared is RESILIENT, beautiful, forlorn children who are being compared to roses that were grown in concrete.
The children were roses grown in concrete gardens, beautiful and forlorn.

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What is a metaphor?
Seeds You drew pictures of life with your words. I listened and ate these words you said to grow up strong. Like the trees. I grew branches, leaves, flowers and then the fruit.

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What is ______________________.
The barren playground was as lonely as ___________.

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