Similes and Metaphors      Poetry Devices
Simile A comparison using like or as His feet were as big as boats.
Metaphor A metaphor states  that one thing is  something else. It is a  comparison, but it  does NOT use like or  as to m...
Simile or Metaphor???? The baby was like an octopus, grabbing at  all the cans on the grocery store shelves. As the teac...
Simile or Metaphor???? Those girls are like two peas in a pod. The fluorescent light was the sun during our  test. No o...
He sings like a blue bird.A. SimileB. Metaphor
The paintbrush was a magic wand in      his hand. A.Simile B.Metaphor
Stars are flowers in the meadow of thesky.A. SimileB. Metaphor
The dessert tastes like foam rubber. A. Simile B. Metaphor
Dad is a frisky puppy when he is at          the beach. A. Simile B. Metaphor
Shana is like a bird on the dance              floor.   A. Simile   B. Metaphor
The waves were lions roaring at the          beach.  A. Simile  B. Metaphor
My hair feels as dry as straw.A. SimileB. Metaphor
Copy of similes and metaphors
Copy of similes and metaphors
Copy of similes and metaphors
Copy of similes and metaphors
Copy of similes and metaphors
Copy of similes and metaphors
Copy of similes and metaphors
Copy of similes and metaphors
Copy of similes and metaphors
Copy of similes and metaphors
Copy of similes and metaphors
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  1. 1. Similes and Metaphors Poetry Devices
  2. 2. Simile A comparison using like or as His feet were as big as boats.
  3. 3. Metaphor A metaphor states that one thing is something else. It is a comparison, but it does NOT use like or as to make the comparison. Her hair is silk.
  4. 4. Simile or Metaphor???? The baby was like an octopus, grabbing at all the cans on the grocery store shelves. As the teacher entered the room she muttered under her breath, "This class is like a three-ring circus!" The giant’s steps were thunder as he ran toward Jack. The pillow was a cloud when I put my head upon it after a long day.
  5. 5. Simile or Metaphor???? Those girls are like two peas in a pod. The fluorescent light was the sun during our test. No one invites Sam to parties because he’s a wet blanket. The bar of soap was a slippery eel during the dog’s bath. Ted was as nervous as a cat with a long tail in a room full of rocking chairs.
  6. 6. He sings like a blue bird.A. SimileB. Metaphor
  7. 7. The paintbrush was a magic wand in his hand. A.Simile B.Metaphor
  8. 8. Stars are flowers in the meadow of thesky.A. SimileB. Metaphor
  9. 9. The dessert tastes like foam rubber. A. Simile B. Metaphor
  10. 10. Dad is a frisky puppy when he is at the beach. A. Simile B. Metaphor
  11. 11. Shana is like a bird on the dance floor. A. Simile B. Metaphor
  12. 12. The waves were lions roaring at the beach. A. Simile B. Metaphor
  13. 13. My hair feels as dry as straw.A. SimileB. Metaphor

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