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

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

200

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

200

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.
What is descriptive language/imagery?

200

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

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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.
What is a metaphor?

500

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