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as . Think about different things. Write some similes

Name_____ Date_____ ©2004-2008 abcteach.com 1 SIMILES Similes compare two things by using the words like or as .

Similes and Metaphors

Name: _____ Period: _____ Date: _____ Similes and Metaphors Can you tell the difference between a simile and a metaphor?

Epic Similes

1 Epic Similes Jeremy M. Downes Auburn University Simile  Explicit comparison, often using "like" or "as"  Reveals unexpected likeness between two seemingly disparate things  Probably oldest identifiable poetic figure, common in Sumerian, Sanskrit, Greek  Not just literary ...

Simile

Simile Scene: A clubhouse after school Parts: 11 boys and/or girls. <><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><> 1: Your head looks just like a bullet! 2: Your ears are like snails! 3: Your nose looks like a banana! 4: Your neck is like a tree stump! 5: You ...

Simile and Metaphor Student Worksheet

Can You Figure Language? © 2002, 2004 www.BeaconLearningCenter.com Rev. 04.10.04 1 Simile and Metaphor Student Worksheet Simile examples: She is as sweet as candy.

SNOW SIMILES

Here is a simile about snow: The snow looked like silver beads on my coat. Now your turn: 1. _____ 2. ...

Name: A simile (pronounced: SIM-uh-lee) is a figure of speech ...

Name: _____ A simile (pronounced: SIM-uh-lee) is a figure of speech that compares two things that are not normally alike. Many similes use the words like or as.

1 Distinguished Figures*

We suggest that the relation between metaphor and simile is not so much a matter of chickens and eggs as one of apples and oranges. Both figures are essentially analogical, ...

THE SIMILE

THE SIMILE A simile is a comparison using like or as. It usually compares two dissimilar objects. For example: His feet were as big as boats. We are comparing the size of feet to boats.

dialogue, simile, metaphor, personification, foreshadowing ...

GLE R4.5 Analyze the rules (conventions) of the four genres of fiction (short story, drama, novel, poetry) and the techniques used in these genres, and evaluate the effects of these conventions and techniques on the audience. 4.5.2 (10 th Grade) Analyzing the use of literary devices appropriate ...