Simile

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Simile

  1. 1. Similes<br />“Their love was as spontaneous as a supernova, and as endless as the universe”<br />
  2. 2. Simile<br />A figure of speech in which two fundamentally unlike things are explicitly compared, usually in a phrase introduced by like or as. <br />“Like the moon reflected in the water”- Buddha<br />
  3. 3. Examples of Similes<br />“Life is like a box of chocolates”- Forrest Gump<br />“Death lies on her like an untimely frost”- Shakespeare<br />“I love you like all little children love pennies”- Alan Jackson<br />
  4. 4. Discussion Time<br />What songs do you know that use similes?<br />Can you think of any books that use it?<br />What movies use similes? <br />
  5. 5. Poem Using Simile<br />Flint<br />An emerald is as green as grass,A ruby red as blood;A sapphire shines as blue as heaven;A flint lies in the mud.<br />A diamond is a brilliant stone,To catch the world's desire;An opal holds a fiery spark;But a flint holds a fire.<br />Christina Rossetti 1830-1894<br />
  6. 6. Credits:<br />http://images2.layoutsparks.com/1/149321/queen-moon-water-dark.jpg<br />http://www.williamsclass.com/EighthScienceWork/ImagesEighth/SuperNovaReminant.jpg<br />http://gooddeedaday.files.wordpress.com/2009/02/forrest_gump.jpg<br />http://www.jtpeters.net/images/gems/Gemstones-Scatter-copy.jpg<br />http://library.thinkquest.org/J0112392/simileclassics.html<br />

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