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Numbering all the bones

  1. 1. Numbering All the Bones<br />Figurative Language<br />
  2. 2. Simile<br />“ They hushed like a flock of crows hearing gunshot .” Page 8<br />This quote in the book means that the people in the cabin hushed when Eulinda walked in.<br />
  3. 3. Imagery<br />“ Only when I heard the sound of a horse and carriage on the road approaching, only when the sun was disappearing behind the peach orchid.” Page 37<br />This phrase is explaining the becoming of night time at Pond Bluff.<br />
  4. 4. Metaphor<br />“ Well, that man is a peevish, bitter little person with the brain of a gnat.” Page 41<br />This phrase is comparing Captain Wirz to the brain of a gnat.<br />
  5. 5. Hyperbole<br />“ Everybody’s lying to everybody else around here.” Page 71<br />This is a hyperbole because not everybody is going to be telling lies.<br />
  6. 6. Repetition<br />“ His hair was reddish brown and long. He had no beard. His nose was sharp, his eyes blue. He even had some freckles across his face.” Page 82<br />This is a repetition used to describe what someone looks like.<br />
  7. 7. Personification<br />“ And the silence of the place pounded in my ears, in my blood, and in my bones.” Page 114<br />This phrase means that the place cant be silent.<br />
  8. 8. The End!!!!!!<br />

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