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Metaphors and Similes - Instructional Resources
Excellent instructional resources for teaching with metaphors and similes. ... Use songs with metaphors to help teach students about this figure of speech. Share.
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Songs With Metaphors - Secondary Education - About.com
Use songs with metaphors to help teach students about this figure of speech.
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Songs With Similes - Secondary Education - About.com
The difference between the two is that while similes use words such as "like" and "as" in them, metaphors do not. "He is such a pig," is an example of a metaphor.
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metaphor - definitions and examples - figures of speech
Types of Metaphors: absolute, burlesque, catachrestic, complex, conceptual, conduit, conventional, creative, dead, extended, grammatical, kenning, mixed, ...
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Figurative Language Exercise: Metaphors and Similes
The eight passages in this exercise are richly developed with metaphors and similes. Your job is to identify these figures of speech and explain their ...
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creative metaphor - definition and examples of creative metaphors
"By using metaphors, much more can be conveyed, through implication and connotation, than through straightforward, literal language. Take the case of . . . that ...
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Love Is a Metaphor - 99 Metaphors of Love - Grammar & Composition
As this rich collection of 99 metaphors demonstrates, love has been compared to everything from a jewel and a fevered dream to a snowmobile and an ...
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Practice in Identifying Metaphors
This exercise will give you practice in identifying the elements that make up a metaphor.
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Humaphors: The Top 10 Metaphors of Stephen Colbert - Examples ...
("Battle of the Metaphors" on The Colbert Report, April 19, 2007); Iraq Trail mix. I see this as a metaphor for Iraq itself. Well, you've got the nuts and the raisins, ...
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Using Metaphors and Similes Effectively - Writing Tips
In addition to creating striking images to make our writing more interesting, similes and metaphors can be used to clarify and convey ideas.
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