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English- Figurative Language
What type of figurative language is the following sentence? : Oh, never, if I live to a million, Shall I feel such a terrible pain.
March 20, 2011 by Michelle

English 2
Write an essay of at least 250 words that describes and explains examples of figurative language you found in Animal Farm when you completed your response journal on that topic. Include one example of each of the five types of figurative language from the words or phrases you ...
November 18, 2015 by Selena

Figurative Language
If the give you a ruled paper, write the other way. What figurative language is being shown and is this a compound sentence or a diffrent type of sentence
November 17, 2015 by Help

senn high school
Write a 1-2 paragraph on a topic of your choice using at least 3 of the figurative language we have reviewed so far.After your paragraph ,list the types of figurative language you used ?
July 4, 2012 by jacky

figurative language
what those this mean (figurative language) and the reasoning 1. charile knew he was in trouble before he even asked his friend " so do you think i'm in a jam?" 2. the boys were saved from danger but only by the skin of their teeth. 3. the storm left a blanket of snow ...
April 2, 2009 by Sara

English
What is the type of figurative language for the statement "curating and preserving memories"?
August 19, 2012 by Claire

english
are there any figurative language in the book Witch hunt the mysteries of salem?
March 2, 2013 by Mimi

English
Are the following sentences figurative language: "With lies well steel'd with weighty arguments."
January 11, 2011 by Becca

english
which figurative language does the peom evening star by edgar allan poe?
May 9, 2011 by bel

English
Is this sentence a type of figurative language? "That laid their guilt upon my guiltless shoulders"
January 11, 2011 by Becca

English
whats figurative language? Check this site for a great explanation and examples. http://volweb.utk.edu/school/bedford/harrisms/1poe.htm Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. If you are seeking a definition for "figurative language" it is used to create images, ...
April 13, 2007 by kev

English 10
1. Sensory language is also known as __________. syntax broadsides imagery irony 2.Which excerpt taken from the poem “Birmingham Sunday” by Richard Farina is an example of sensory language? A.“clouds they were grey” B.“She asked for a blessing" C.“Her prayers and her feelings...
November 18, 2014 by Juliet Fonterhouse

english/ lit
Which of these are considered figurative language? dialect,personification, protagonist, metaphor, simile, ambiguity
May 7, 2009 by Doc

english/ lit
What would be some good reasons for using figurative language in writing stories?
May 7, 2009 by Doc

English
I need to describe a little bunny for my English class. What are some adjectives, figurative language, and descriptive pharses which I could use to describe it? Thank you :)
February 12, 2011 by Isa

English
poor soul they face is much abused with tears is what kind of figurative language my answer is metaphor
March 23, 2015 by Steve

English
What kind of figurative language is “Play dead often and long enough and people begin to think you are.” ?
September 26, 2015 by Bethany

language
What types of figurative language did MLK jr. use in 'Letter to Birmingham Jail'?
January 20, 2014 by Anonymous

english
please give idea of how compare and contrast figurative language and themes in the poems "mother to son" and "courage".
July 29, 2009 by bindiya farswani

English
What kind of figurative language is in "She pulled in her horizon like a great fish-net,". Is it both a hyperbole and a simile?
November 26, 2010 by danny123

language
What is the figurative language for it's hard to see the pain behind the mask?
May 1, 2016 by Mindy

English
In the following lines, Juliet is speaking of her tears, as if they have feelings: "The tears have got small victory by that:/For it was bad enough before their spite." Identify the type of figurative language that is being used. A: Simile B: Metaphor C: Personification I ...
March 18, 2016 by Marylyn

Language Arts
What types of Figurative language is this? 1Emily was and oxygen-dependent mammal, a hairless ape.
November 2, 2011 by Anonymous

Language Arts
I don't know why authors use figurative language. Can you please help? Thank you! :)
October 8, 2007 by Sonic

Language Art
Which of the following names a type of figurative language
January 25, 2016 by Lisa .B

English
What type of figurative language does this statement represent (if it does at all): "Buried deep beneath the stories about executive bonuses..."
August 19, 2012 by Claire

language arts
figurative language worksheet help! one question is it is as cold as she is as smart as a his backpack was as heavy as a and so on please help me get these answers
April 20, 2011 by britlyn

english.
Can you give me some examples of figurative language in the book Dairy Queen by Catherine Murdock. And also can you list the page numbers.
July 25, 2011 by Jenna.

English
“…you spoke Spanish formal as your father, the judge without a courtroom.” This quote shows what figurative language? A. metaphor B. simile C. personification D. onomatopoeia B?
May 19, 2016 by quick help needed

English
“The days are nouns; touch them/ The hands are churches that worship the world.” This quote shows what figurative language? A. simile B. metaphor C. rhyme D. repetition B?
May 19, 2016 by quick help needed

English
“Give me a place to stand, Archimedes said, “and I can move the world.” These words show which figurative language? A. paradox B. satire C. simile D. metaphor D?
May 19, 2016 by quick help needed

English
I'm writing an essay about poetry. My thesis is how literal language used in poetry create more still and concrete image, while poetry that uses figurative language proves more feeling. I just have no idea how to start my introductory paragraph. What do I first say in the ...
April 29, 2015 by Annonymous

English
1.) Identify the type of figurative language in the sentences below (taken from Act IV, scene 1 of Romeo and Juliet). Paris: "Poor soul, thy face is much abus'd with tears." Juliet: "The tears have got small victory by that;/ For it was bad enough before their spite" a.) ...
March 7, 2016 by Help.

English
Frost's "Stopping by Words on a Snowy Evening" has many examples of figuative language. Here is the site, and here also is a site for figurative language. http://www.ketzle.com/frost/snowyeve.htm (Broken Link Removed) Figurative language: http://42explore.com/figlang.htm (...
May 7, 2007 by GuruBlue

English (Poetry)
Which type of figurative language is used in the following sentence? All through the long gray day, the voice of the rain droned on relentlessly.
January 12, 2011 by Needs Help

Honors English : Dr. King's "I Have a Dream"
Explain Dr. King's use of figurative language and how it makes the speech memorable.
June 1, 2008 by Timmy T.

English
In “Dream Deferred,” the lines “Or crust and sugar over— / like a syrupy sweet?” are an example of which kind of figurative language? A. simile B. metaphor C. personification D. paradox B?
May 19, 2016 by quick help needed

The last time...Language arts
What figurative language does use in Annabel Lee? My Answer--> With a love that the winged seraphs of heaven coveted her and me” (lines 8 and 9). The angels do not see any restoration of the love even in heaven; they doubt that he will reunite in heaven with his love, ...
November 5, 2013 by Nikki

english
I am really struggling to write and example of figurative language device, emphasis. How would I do this? I have one written for repetition, but I am not sure how to do emphasis.
July 4, 2011 by lizzie

Language arts
Figurative language
December 15, 2010 by Bob

English 10 help please
The falcon of death was a creature they knew, And the choirs kept singing of Freedom, Which type of figurative language does the bolded part of the stanza use? simile personification imagery metaphor
November 18, 2014 by Priscilla Jonathan

ENGLISH MS. SUE
The FALCON OF DEATH was a creature they knew, And the choirs kept singing of Freedom, Which type of figurative language does the bolded part of the stanza use? simile personification imagery metaphor
November 18, 2014 by Priscilla Jonathan

English
Which type of figurative language is used in the following line from John F. Kennedy's inaugural address to the nation? "The torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans." A. Allusion B. Simile C. Personification D. Metaphor
November 13, 2015 by Savannah

ENGLISH
Choose the correct vocabulary word for the following sentence: “We know the stranger came from a distance because of the _______ he spoke.” (1 point) criteria figurative language dialect I THINK IT IS DIALECT?
October 31, 2012 by Deborah

english
What is the figurative language for this phrase? " I want a lodge that is round like the sun and the path of the stars. I want a lodge that is like the good things that have no end."
August 23, 2010 by Taylor

english 12.....
"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" is famous for its use of vivid figurative language and memorable sound devices. What do you think are several especially effective examples of simile, metaphor, personification, alliteration, assonance, and internal rhyme?
May 14, 2012 by MARIEEEE

Language Arts
Can someone give me a good example of imagery? I have googled it but I need a good solid, 6th grade understanding of it...this is the definition: visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work. WHAT DOES THAT MEAN???
November 4, 2015 by Janiah AKA Versace

English
I'm writing an essay on the book Number the stars by louis lowry. My three body paragraphs are going to include imagery, figurative language, and symbol. What is an example of a topic sentence for my paragraph about imagery.
October 14, 2010 by Kylan

English
“Ten thousand saw I at a glance,/ Tossing their heads in sprightly dance./ The waves beside them danced; but they/ Outdid the sparkling waves in glee;” This quote is an example of what figurative language? A. metaphor B. simile C. paradox D. personification D?
May 19, 2016 by quick help needed

ELA
I need figurative language on the genre fantasy
May 15, 2012 by S

Ela
What figurative language is this sentence "you dived to deep"
April 10, 2016 by Doaa

English (PLEASE HELP!)
What type of figurative language appears in the following sentence? The computer moaned and groaned as it rendered the large video file. A. Simile <--- my answer B. Metaphor C. Personification D. Symbol I chose A because the sentence uses "as", but I'm not sure that correct.
February 4, 2016 by Cassidy

eng
whats the diff b/w figure of speech and figurative language?
January 2, 2008 by BEN

foreign language
Hi there! I know two languages so far English and Russian. (I know the Russian language as well as I know English.) So, I was wondering about a third language to take at the college. I want to take a European language, but I cannot decide. Among my top choices are German, ...
February 24, 2011 by Rita

english
MUSICIANS wrestle everywhere: All day, among the crowded air, I hear the silver strife; And—waking long before the dawn— Such transport breaks upon the town5 I think it that “new life!" It is not bird, it has no nest; Nor band, in brass and scarlet dressed, Nor tambourine, ...
January 14, 2015 by 2phoneeeeee

reading
What type of figurative language is this sentence:He was as clumsy as a bull in a China shop.
November 5, 2012 by Caitlyn

English
Would this be an example of figurative language? Sorry, I am really terrible at this kind of thing, and knowing what is right and wrong really helps me. "O, gentlemen, see, see! dead Henry's wounds Open their congeal'd mouths and bleed afresh!"
January 11, 2011 by Becca

English quick question
As he looks up at us with his fear glazed eyes does he picture us buzzards circling round his bed waiting patiently for his death and his bones? I need to find an example of figurative language in this so I know that he picture us buzzards is sonething but I don't remember so ...
January 21, 2014 by Michael

english
I am trying to find 3 poetic devices in the poem "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost. I think "to Where it bent in the undergrowth" is personification I think "Somewhere ages and ages hence" is figurative language and "then took the other, as just as fair" is a simile Am I ...
January 25, 2010 by Ash

Language Arts
What is the figurative meaning of the roads diverging in Robert Frost"s poem "The Road not Taken"?
February 4, 2008 by Bob

Language Arts
Your voice is like a pomegranate wine is an example of a) simile b) metaphor c)figurative lanuage
February 6, 2013 by Anonymous

english
I have to write a paragraph writing a description about my sister using figurative language. I have no idea what to do. Can you give me an example paragraph on how to start. This will help you. My sister is Sporty and is a fast runner. My sister is musical.
February 21, 2010 by Ruth

english
Think about the figurative language in this stanza. What is the speaker saying? (1 point) It is hard to find your way at night because it is dark. It is the middle of the night and she is hungry. People find life in being with others. People have to help each other with ...
March 29, 2014 by james

Language Arts
In What ways is the use of descriptive language in the two poems similar? The poems are "The Road Not Taken", and "O Captain! My Captain!". A. Both use analogies to represent decisions the speakers make. B. Both use sorrowful images to communicate regret. C. Both use literal ...
February 11, 2015 by Calie

english
Essays, articles, and speeches are all works of nonfiction. Which of the following is an accurate statement about the authors of nonfiction? A. They are always real people. B. Their style is always full of figurative language. C. They usually focus on retelling historical ...
December 31, 2014 by Anonymous

English
Essays, articles, and speeches are all works of nonfiction. Which of the following is an accurate statement about the authors of nonfiction? A. They are always real people. B. Their style is always full of figurative language. C. They usually focus on retelling historical ...
May 8, 2016 by quick help needed

Literature
Does Robert Frost use figurative language in The Road Not Taken? Could "Because it was grassy and wanted wear" be one?
September 2, 2009 by JSM

personification
how do you change theses sentences to figurative language. Beating their golden hoofs upon the glass Heavens;
September 18, 2011 by jim

Grammer
“Her coffee-and-cream neck” is an example of what type of figurative language? personification symbol simile metaphor
March 11, 2013 by Mr.Brain

English
A lot of students find English Language a difficult language to learn. Can you think of the reasons or causes of their difficulties in understanding English and can you also write the results or effects of these difficulties on their educational and professional growth? Write ...
October 4, 2008 by Imran

English
Essays, articles, and speeches are all works of nonfiction. Which of the following is an accurate statement about the authors of nonfiction? A. They are always real people. B. Their style is always full of figurative language. C. They usually focus on retelling historical ...
October 8, 2014 by Asther

English
Essays, articles, and speeches are all works of nonfiction. Which of the following is an accurate statement about the authors of nonfiction? A. They are always real people. B. Their style is always full of figurative language. C. They usually focus on retelling historical ...
March 3, 2016 by Noemi

language arts
In figurative language,what is a glowing of red coals. Glowing of red coals suggests warmth and redness.
January 10, 2007 by lay

5th grade Language Arts
I have a couple of phrases/sentences that need to be labeled as a type of figurative language. 1. Pitter Patter, raindrops are falling from the sky. (could this be onomatopoeia or personification?) 2. Boil the butter and bring it by the bank. (could this be an idiom or ...
January 14, 2013 by Alex

L.A.
Using the image of a dove to represent the idea of peace in a poem is an example of A.Meter B.Rhythm C.Symbolism D.Figurative Language
December 28, 2013 by Arnold

English
Essays, articles, and speeches are all works of nonfiction. Which of the following is an accurate statement about the authors of nonfiction? A. They are always real people. B. Their style is always full of figurative language. C. They usually focus on retelling historical ...
September 27, 2013 by vickie

English 3
I'm writing an essay comparing and contrasting two of Edgar Allan Poe's poems, "Annabel Lee" and "The Raven". I'll be comparing and contrasting the theme, rhyme scheme, irony and the use of figurative language. I have an idea of what I will be writing but I'm stuck on the ...
August 18, 2009 by Jaime

Lang. Arts
“[H]er coffee-and-cream neck” is an example of what type of figurative language? A. personification B. symbol C. simile D.metaphor I think it is D...?
February 25, 2013 by Cassie

Lang. Arts
The line “Where water is not thirsty” is an example of which type of figurative language? A.symbol B.metaphor C.simile D.personification I think it is D...?
February 26, 2013 by Cassie

AP Lang
If they give you a ruled paper, write the other way. What kindof figurative language is being used and what type of sentence is this
November 17, 2015 by Stephanie

MATH
In a school library, there are 3 Chinese Language books for every 5 English Language books. The number of Malay Language book is 5/9 as many as the Chinese Language books. Find the ratio of the number of Malay Language books to the number of English Language books. (Express ...
January 26, 2014 by henry

English
The following quote from “Pecos Bill” is an example of what type of figurative language? “Bill glanced up at the cyclone and the quiet smile on his face faded into a frown. He saw that the cyclone was angry. Very, very angry indeed.” A. personification B. hyperbole C. ...
May 24, 2016 by quick help needed

english
what are the different types of advertising techniques?I did a project where i drew a bed and clouds,and said i went in the sky and brought down clouds to make this bed, so soft you'll fall asleep in a minute. Don't sleep on a bed of rocks anymore. what type of figurative ...
February 19, 2008 by tyler

english
what are the different types of advertising techniques?I did a project where i drew a bed and clouds,and said i went in the sky and brought down clouds to make this bed, so soft you'll fall asleep in a minute. Don't sleep on a bed of rocks anymore. what type of figurative ...
February 19, 2008 by tyler

lit
whats the difference between figurative language and figure of speech? I have been look online for a while please tell me !! thank you
January 16, 2008 by lawerence

language-poetrypart 1
When a poet wishes to use figurative language he or she will use words that are a)Commotativo and denotativo b) Only denotativo c) Only commotativo d) Ambiguous
October 22, 2010 by luis

English
If you've been assigned to invite a group of mechanical engineering professors to tour your facility. what type of language should you use in the invitation? a) Direct, simple language b) Technical jargon c) Formal language d) Pompous language
July 11, 2009 by Anonymous

english
You've been assigned to invite a group of mechanical engineering professors to tour your facility. What type of language should you use in the invitation? A Formal language B Direct, simple language C Technical jargon D Pompous language
January 23, 2014 by mr scooter

English
How did The Canterbury Tales (by Geoffrey Chaucer) change the English language? I know it was very successful in Europe and promoted English as a national language, but anything else? Lucy ^.^
November 6, 2007 by Lucy

Computer Science
Define a language that is not a regular language using a context-free grammar that is not ambiguous. The alphabet of the language must contain at least five characters. Describe in English the strings of the language. Choose any string that is in the language and demonstrate ...
September 4, 2014 by Anonymous

english.
1. Read the following stanza from “Alone”: Lying, thinking Last night How to find my soul a home Where water is not thirsty And bread loaf is not stone I came up with one thing And I don’t believe I’m wrong That nobody, But nobody Can make it out here alone. Think about the ...
April 28, 2013 by ashley

english
1. Read the following stanza from “Alone”: Lying, thinking Last night How to find my soul a home Where water is not thirsty And bread loaf is not stone I came up with one thing And I don’t believe I’m wrong That nobody, But nobody Can make it out here alone. Think about the ...
May 1, 2013 by amber

English
I just got these two wrong on the test The repeated use of the "o" sound in "A host, of golden daffodils" is called A. consonance. B. assonance. C. alliteration. D. rhyme. my answer d A definition of formal poetry is verse that A. sticks to certain traditional patterns. B. has...
April 18, 2008 by janet

Vocabulary Studies
Imagery is figurative language that evokes mental pictures, usually by appealing to our five senses. Imagine that you are standing on the beach in the picture. Write a paragraph of at least 5 complete sentences using imagery to describe your imagined experience. Use at least 3...
September 28, 2013 by Andrew

Figurative Language
Q- The train screamed down the tracks - Clue: Simile, Metaphor Or Personification ? - Answer: Personification??
November 17, 2015 by Cameron

Figurative Language
Question : Music is the salve that soothes us - Answer: Metaphor? - Clues: Metaphor, Simile or Personification?
November 17, 2015 by Cameron

Figurative Language
Question : Fruit is fuel for a healthy body. Answer : Personification? - Clues: Personification, Simile, Or Metaphor.
November 17, 2015 by Cameron

lanuage art
3. Choose the correct vocabulary word for the following sentence: “We know the stranger came from a distance because of the _______ he spoke.” (1 point) criteria figurative language dialect
November 8, 2012 by aliyah

American Literature
Compare and contrast the structure and use of figurative language in the two poems “Harlem” by Langston Hughes and “We Wear the Mask” by Paul Laurence Dunbar.
August 18, 2014 by Conner

figurative language
plz help me i am in 5th grade and need help on similies & metaphores about the book number the stars. it asks "it was an odd word: pride." meaning proud, i think
October 25, 2010 by kyle

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