By: Brett Hicks
Example: "The sea was as flat as a plate-glass window." From The Most Dangerous Games
Example: "In May and June there was no rain and the crops withered, curled up, then died under the thirsty sun." From ''The Scarlet Ibis''
Example: ''But the money was slowly running out and we were starving to death.'' From The Hunger Games.
Example: ''I noticed him, a boy with blonde hair peering out from behind his mothers back.'' From The Hunger Games.
Example: "Giant rocks with razor edges crouch like a sea monster with wide open jaws." From ''The Most Dangerous Game''