Figurative Language Project
By Cameron Swab PD.4
Def.: Exaggeration or over statement used for em-phis or Humor."You have so much energy"(Carroll 4)
My Pet Bunny By Lewis Carroll
Author's Purpose: Rabbits are just about the cutest creatures around. Our collection of Bunny poems pay tribute to these adorable, furry little animals we all love to pet.
Bunnies bring good cheer at Easter. Cartoon characters like Bugs make us laugh. The White Rabbit in Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland has been a beloved children’s character for nearly 150 years. This is no fad, these furry little rascals are here to stay!
"Good fences make good neighbors."(Frost 3)
Authors Purpose: The event of good fences are a good way to see the big part of the future to other people in the new world.
Example: "The sun happily peeked behind a cloud"(lilwhitney 78).Song writer
Example:"The car squealed down the highway"(lilwhitney 81).Song writer
Author Purpose:Kim said that the two were traveling on the same flight to the Bahamas together, but obviously not traveling together. Kim invited Houston to join her and chat, but according to Kim, "She looked at me out the side of her eye and said, 'I'm not really a talker.'"
Example:“cute as a kitten,”(Woolf 5).
Example: “as busy as a bee”(Woolf 7).
Example:"Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get."(Woolf12).
Title & Author: To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf
Example: "If this town is just an apple,Then let me take a bite"(Jackson 8).
Example:"Ooh, your love is a symphony,All around me, running through me" (switchfoot 6).
Example:"I've been a miner,For a heart of gold."(young 7).
Author's Purpose's: Music is a great way to teach students about both metaphors and similes. The following list gives ideas of songs with metaphors that you can use as you build your lesson on metaphors. Use this as a starting point as you have students explore other songs in search of metaphors and similes.
Example: "No more pretending,I know you want it,A good girl" (wo 9)
Example:"'97 I bite, I'm Ike Turner, turn up"(wo 9)
Example:"Eat the cake, Anna Mae!"(wo 3)
Wo's purpose: An allusion can be used as a straightforward device to enhance a text by providing further meaning, but it can also be used in a more complex sense to make a comment on one thing by comparing it to something that is dissimilar. Over time, as shared knowledge changes, allusions can also reveal the unspoken assumptions and biases of both authors and readers.