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Introduces and gives an example of an extended metaphor for the poetry unit.

Introduces and gives an example of an extended metaphor for the poetry unit.

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    • Extended metaphors What are they?
    • Definition:
      • A metaphor which is drawn-out beyond the usual word or phrase to extend throughout a stanza or an entire poem, usually by using multiple comparisons between the unlike objects or ideas.
    • An example Charlie by Dan Hruby, Charlie Arndt, and Evan Weeks Charlie is a bomb. He is waiting to explode. The bomb is full of anger; he has a short fuse. He may go off at any time.
      • Michael Jordan by Dexter Enge, Aaron Wenger, Kirk Kohlbeck, and Nate King
      • Michael Jordan is an eagle. Soaring higher than the highest seagull. Looks so great in the air Aggressive like a bear Soars high and so free Not anything like you and me His home is Chicago, but not as of late. A new home is D.C. isn't that great?