Variety of Figurative Language
By: Madi Pattillo, 6th period, 8/26
Example from 'Mrs. Flowers': "She was our sides answer to the richest white women in town."
Original example: The children whispered behind Mrs. Armstrong's back and explained how the school was a prison.
Example from 'Mrs. Flowers': "...her printed voile dresses and flowered hats were as right for her as denim overalls for a farmer."
Original example: The bright morning sky filled with gigantic, fluffy clouds reminded Kris of fresh cotton candy at the fair.
Example from 'All Summer In A Day': A boom of thunder startled them."
Original example: Quack, quack went the ducks as I walked passed them at Southern Belle Farms.
Example from 'On The Pulse of Morning': "A rock, A river, A tree."
Original example: Papa Pete picked patches of perky peaches.
Example from 'On The Pulse of Morning': "The river sang and sings on."
Original example: The scrumptious cupcake begged me to take a bite of it's gooey, golden brown core.
Example from 'All Summer In A Day': "And she knew they were dreaming and remembering gold or a yellow crayon or a coin large enough to buy the world with."
Original example: The students complained to Mrs. Lindsey claiming they already had tons of homework and that they would die if she gave them another worksheet.