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  • 1. Figurative Language Similes and Metaphors
  • 2. Figurative Language • A writers tool • It helps the reader to visualize (see) what the writer is thinking • It puts a picture in the readers mind
  • 3. Simile • A simile is used to compare two things • It uses the words “like” or “as” to make comparisons.
  • 4. Simile • Krissy is as pretty as a picture. • Her hair shines like the sun. • Her eyes sparkle like the stars in the sky.
  • 5. Metaphor • A metaphor is used to compare two things • Instead of saying something is “like” or “as” --- a metaphor states that it just IS.
  • 6. Metaphor • John’s mind is a computer. • My mom is a workhorse. • Bob is a snake in the grass.
  • 7. Simile • Marty’s feet smell like rotten fish.
  • 8. Metaphor • Ginger is an angel.