Definitions Examples from Poems Examples from Music Examples from Music 2 What is being compared?

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What is a simile?
a figure of speech that compares two things by using the words "like" or "as"

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What is an onomatopoeia?
"the sizzle of conversation" - You Can't Write a Poem About McDonalds What is "sizzle" an example of?

100

What is a simile?
What is this an example of? You change your mind like a girl changes clothes — “Hot N Cold,” Katy Perry

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What is onomatopoeia?
What is this an example of? Pop! Six! Squish! — “Cell Block Tango,” Chicago The Musical

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What is clouds and cotton balls?
What is being compared? The clouds are balls of cotton.

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What is alliteration?
the repetition of the same sound or letter at the beginning of each or most of the words in a sentence

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What is alliteration?
What is "her fingers thin as french fries" an example of? - You Can't Write a Poem About McDonalds

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What is a metaphor?
What is this an example of? My heart’s a stereo —“Stereo Hearts,” Gym Class Heroes

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What is an alliteration?
What is this an example of? I've been looking for someone to shed some light — “A Way Back Into Love,” Hugh Grant

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What is hair and a spider web?
What is being compared? Her hair was as soft as a spider web.

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What is an onomatopoeia?
a word that sounds exactly or almost exactly like the thing that is represents

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What is simile?
You were gone like last week's paychecks for this week's bills - You Were Gone What is this an example of?

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What is an alliteration?
What is this an example of? Now you probably get this picture from my public persona — “Hailie’s Song,” Eminem

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What is personification?
What is this an example of? When the city sleeps/ And I'm the only one and I walk alone — “Boulevard of Broken Dreams,” Green Day

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What is Chris and a toaster strudel?
What is being compared? “Food?” Chris inquired, popping out of his seat like a toaster strudel.

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What is a metaphor?
a figure of speech that compares two unlike things

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What is a metaphor?
He comes gusting out of the house the screen door a thunderclap behind him. What device is used in Spring Storm?

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What is onomatopoeia?
What is this an example of? And the party goes boom boom boom — “Boom Boom,” Justice Crew

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What is a simile?
What is this an example of? All eyes on me in the center of the ring just like a circus — “Circus,” Britney Spears

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What is blades of grass and bayonets?
What is being compared? Each blade of grass was a tiny bayonet pointed firmly at our bare feet.

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What is personification?
giving human qualities or actions to a non-human or non-living thing

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What is personification?
The four-legged beast squats, stationary. Its back, arched toward heaven invites me.... What device does an object poem use?

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What is personification?
What is this an example of? So bright the sun is ashamed to rise and be/ In love with all of these vampires — “The Sharpest Lives,” My Chemical Romance

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What is a metaphor?
What is this an example of? If my heart was a compass you'd be north… If my heart was a house you'd be home —“If My Heart Was a House,” Owl City

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What is the people in his life and chess pieces?
What is being compared? Toby manipulated the people in his life as though they were chess pieces.

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