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Figurative Language In Poetry

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Figurative Language In Poetry

  1. 1. Can you find examples of figurative language in these poems? Figurative Language in Poetry
  2. 2. Table Manners <ul><li>The Goops are gluttonous and rude, </li></ul><ul><li>They gug and gumble with their food; </li></ul><ul><li>They throw their crumbs upon the floor, </li></ul><ul><li>And at dessert they tease for more; </li></ul><ul><li>They will not eat their soup and bread </li></ul><ul><li>But like to gobble sweets instead </li></ul><ul><li>And this is why I oft decline, </li></ul><ul><li>When I am asked to stay and dine! </li></ul><ul><li>-Gelett Burgess </li></ul>
  3. 3. Lullabye <ul><li>Sleep, baby , sleep </li></ul><ul><li>The large stars are the sheep; </li></ul><ul><li>The little stars are lambs, I guess; </li></ul><ul><li>The gentle moon’s the shepherdess: </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep, baby, sleep. </li></ul><ul><li>-Author Unknown </li></ul>
  4. 4. A Limerick <ul><li>There was a young girl on a tower </li></ul><ul><li>Who looked just as fresh as a flower. </li></ul><ul><li>Her hair was like silk, </li></ul><ul><li>Her skin smooth as milk, </li></ul><ul><li>But her breath made the strongest knight cower. </li></ul><ul><li>_ Author Unknown </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Ram <ul><li>On my way to Hampton, </li></ul><ul><li>One fine Autumn day, </li></ul><ul><li>I met the biggest ram </li></ul><ul><li>That was ever fed on hay. </li></ul><ul><li>This ram was fat in fore and aft. </li></ul><ul><li>He stood ‘bout ten yards high, </li></ul><ul><li>The wool upon his back. </li></ul><ul><li>Reached way up to the sky. </li></ul><ul><li>The space between his horns, </li></ul><ul><li>Was so far no one could reach, </li></ul><ul><li>He could prob’ly eat a mountain, </li></ul><ul><li>But I handed him my peach. </li></ul><ul><li>-Author Unknown </li></ul>

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