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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.
Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 5:45pm by Michelle

English
I think "to Where it bent in the undergrowth" is personification What is "it"? I think "Somewhere ages and ages hence" is figurative language Figurative language is a category in which many literary elements fit. Which literary element do you think this is? http://www....
Monday, January 25, 2010 at 9:35pm by Writeacher

English
Ruth, please be aware that no one here will write your paragraph for you. YOU need to write a descriptive paragraph about your sister -- then post it here if you want someone here to give you feedback on your work. http://www.kidskonnect.com/subject-index/20-language-arts/343-...
Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 12:25pm by Writeacher

Language Arts
Try some of the following links on figurative language: http://search.yahoo.com/search?fr=mcafee&p=figurative+language Sra
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 10:19pm by SraJMcGin

English
Figurative language is the use of different devices to make sure the reader is understanding and feeling exactly what the writer/poet wants him/her to. http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=figurative+language+list&aq=2&aqi=g10&aql=&oq=figura&gs_rfai= Usually, these are vivid ...
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 8:33pm by Writeacher

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 ?
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at 2:17am by jacky

Honors English : Dr. King's
Here is an interesting site on figurative language just to refresh your memory. http://www.frostfriends.org/figurative.html
Sunday, June 1, 2008 at 2:16pm by GuruBlue

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 ...
Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 3:48pm by Sara

figurative language
Whats the figurative meaning of "bookworm"
Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 3:48pm by Jazminnnn

figurative language
Here are some places that define 'simile' and 'metaphor' well: (Broken Link Removed) LANGUAGE http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/ You are right about the meaning of that sentence, but it has nothing to do with figurative language.
Monday, October 25, 2010 at 6:10pm by Writeacher

Language Arts
Which figure of speech compares two unlike things using the word like or as? http://examples.yourdictionary.com/examples-of-figurative-language.html
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 10:08pm by Ms. Sue

English- Figurative Language
i do not now
Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 5:45pm by saidke

English- Figurative Language
Hyperbole
Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 5:45pm by Dailen

English- Figurative Language
It seems to me that it is a hyperbole (exaggeration )
Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 5:45pm by Kelsy

english
(Broken Link Removed) Examples of figurative language
Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 12:25pm by GuruBlue

Literature
Yes, absolutely, lots of figurative language. Check this site, then if you have further questions, please repost. http://www.frostfriends.org/figurative.html#metaphor
Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at 6:04pm by GuruBlue

english
Thank you but can you give me an example because i have to write it as a description but figurative language.
Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 12:11pm by Ruth

English
What is the type of figurative language for the statement "curating and preserving memories"?
Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 5:05pm by Claire

english
are there any figurative language in the book Witch hunt the mysteries of salem?
Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 4:34pm by Mimi

Honors English : Dr. King's
P.S. There are many good sites on figurative language, and here are some: http://aolsearch.aol.com/aol/search?invocationType=advancedSearch&as_q=figurative+language&as_epq=&as_oq=&as_eq=&as_occt=anywhere+in+the+page&lr=&as_filetype=&ex_as_filetype=&as_qdr=anytime&as_sitesearch...
Sunday, June 1, 2008 at 2:16pm by SraJMcGin

english
Here are good examples of figurative language. (Broken Link Removed)
Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 12:11pm by GuruBlue

English
Are the following sentences figurative language: "With lies well steel'd with weighty arguments."
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 8:03pm by Becca

english
which figurative language does the peom evening star by edgar allan poe?
Monday, May 9, 2011 at 5:06pm by bel

Language arts
the definition: figurative language is language that is based on some kind of comparison that is not literally true. examples: figures of speech: similes, metaphors, personification. This is often used in poetry!
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 8:12pm by Gabby

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, ...
Friday, April 13, 2007 at 5:39pm by kev

English
Is this sentence a type of figurative language? "That laid their guilt upon my guiltless shoulders"
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 7:27pm by Becca

english/ lit
Which of these are considered figurative language? dialect,personification, protagonist, metaphor, simile, ambiguity
Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 1:07am by Doc

english/ lit
What would be some good reasons for using figurative language in writing stories?
Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 1:13am by Doc

personification
Try some of the following links on figurative language: http://www.google.com/search?q=figurative+language&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 12:52pm by SraJMcGin

language
What types of figurative language did MLK jr. use in 'Letter to Birmingham Jail'?
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 4:49pm by Anonymous

Language Arts
What types of Figurative language is this? 1Emily was and oxygen-dependent mammal, a hairless ape.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 10:19pm by Anonymous

Language Arts
I don't know why authors use figurative language. Can you please help? Thank you! :)
Monday, October 8, 2007 at 5:31pm by Sonic

Language Arts
can you identify all the figurative language in the paragraph?
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 8:59pm by Lisa

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 :)
Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 6:53am by Isa

english
please give idea of how compare and contrast figurative language and themes in the poems "mother to son" and "courage".
Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at 2:03pm 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?
Friday, November 26, 2010 at 11:54pm by danny123

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
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 10:02pm by britlyn

English
What type of figurative language does this statement represent (if it does at all): "Buried deep beneath the stories about executive bonuses..."
Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 10:26pm by Claire

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.
Monday, July 25, 2011 at 3:57pm by Jenna.

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 (...
Monday, May 7, 2007 at 7:04pm 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.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at 2:26pm by Needs Help

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, ...
Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 8:01pm by Nikki

Language arts
Figurative language
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 8:12pm by Bob

English
We'll be glad to help you. What do you want to say about yourself? What figurative language can you think of to describe yourself? Study this site for ideas. (Broken Link Removed)
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 4:38pm by Ms. Sue

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.
Monday, July 4, 2011 at 10:17pm by lizzie

English
Are the any figurative language or sound devices used here? Is "Love is a door we shall open together." an example of metaphor? Imagery-smell:leaf mould, roses and potatoes? Thank you!
Saturday, May 16, 2009 at 5:28pm by Priscilla

figurative language
THANKS SO MUCH
Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 3:48pm by Sara

Tissue box project help?
I can think of lots of English-related terms: books parts of a sentence figurative language short stories poetry sentence diagrams
Monday, November 1, 2010 at 1:43pm by Ms. Sue

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?
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 11:48pm by Deborah

english/ lit
You might begin here: http://www.google.com/search?q=reason+for+using+figurative+language&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 1:13am by SraJMcGin

english/ lit
Look for examples here: http://www.google.com/search?q=examples+of+figurative+language&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
Thursday, May 7, 2009 at 1:07am by SraJMcGin

language
What have you found? http://languagearts.mrdonn.org/figurative.html
Monday, January 20, 2014 at 4:49pm by Ms. Sue

writing( short story)
Look up the use of to versus too. Now, to the content. If figurative language was the goal, you came short. see http://languagearts.mrdonn.org/figurative.html Your writing is a good start, but it is mostly literal, not figurative. You need to shorten sentences. That makes ...
Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 7:33pm by bobpursley

Honors English : Dr. King's "I Have a Dream"
Explain Dr. King's use of figurative language and how it makes the speech memorable.
Sunday, June 1, 2008 at 2:16pm by Timmy T.

English
You have included six similes, and that's fine. Are there other types of figurative language you can include, too? PS -- Can you identify the six similes you used?
Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 12:53pm by Writeacher

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."
Monday, August 23, 2010 at 8:59pm by Taylor

ELA
I need figurative language on the genre fantasy
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 6:41pm by S

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?
Monday, May 14, 2012 at 10:15pm by MARIEEEE

eng
whats the diff b/w figure of speech and figurative language?
Wednesday, January 2, 2008 at 10:20pm by BEN

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.
Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 6:35pm by Kylan

Honors English : Dr. King's
Which speech? Since you're in honors English, I'm sure you can explain how Dr. King's use of figurative language make the speech so powerful. We'll be glad to critique your answers.
Sunday, June 1, 2008 at 2:16pm by Ms. Sue

literature
No it doesn't look like either poems use figurative language
Friday, August 21, 2009 at 4:50pm by summer

english
Is she a pig? neat? whimiscal? serious? loyal? Crabby? laid back? a flirt? Mom's little pet? thoughtful, or impulsive? Is she a whiner? Can she sing like a bird? a bookworm? A couch potato? Mad as a hatter? So exactly what is figurative language?
Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 12:11pm by bobpursley

Literature
An author of a detective novel is most likely to use figurative language to
Friday, April 18, 2008 at 2:04pm by Anonymous

reading
What type of figurative language is this sentence:He was as clumsy as a bull in a China shop.
Monday, November 5, 2012 at 6:38pm by Caitlyn

Language Arts
What is the figurative meaning of the roads diverging in Robert Frost"s poem "The Road not Taken"?
Monday, February 4, 2008 at 6:14pm by Bob

Language Arts
Your voice is like a pomegranate wine is an example of a) simile b) metaphor c)figurative lanuage
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 10:08pm by Anonymous

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!"
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 8:33pm by Becca

Literature
Does Robert Frost use figurative language in The Road Not Taken? Could "Because it was grassy and wanted wear" be one?
Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at 6:04pm by JSM

personification
how do you change theses sentences to figurative language. Beating their golden hoofs upon the glass Heavens;
Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 12:52pm by jim

Grammer
“Her coffee-and-cream neck” is an example of what type of figurative language? personification symbol simile metaphor
Monday, March 11, 2013 at 7:07pm by Mr.Brain

English
Emphasis is not a figurative device, but you can create emphasis by means of figurative devices, such as hyperbole, simile, and others. http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/ http://fictionwriting.about.com/od/glossary/g/figurative.htm
Monday, July 4, 2011 at 10:17pm by Writeacher

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 ...
Monday, January 25, 2010 at 9:35pm by Ash

LA
were suppose to mark all figurative language, sensory imagery, peotic devices, and any other diction and rhetoric
Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at 7:48pm by JD

Writing
I also need some figurative language for this expository writeng targeted to teenagers reading the local newspaper.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 6:45pm by Ramona

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
Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 3:36pm by Arnold

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.
Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 12:11pm 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 ...
Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 7:39pm by james

language arts
In figurative language,what is a glowing of red coals. Glowing of red coals suggests warmth and redness.
Wednesday, January 10, 2007 at 8:04pm 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 ...
Monday, January 14, 2013 at 10:31pm by Alex

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...?
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 10:57am by Cassie

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, ...
Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 6:23pm by Rita

lit
whats the difference between figurative language and figure of speech? I have been look online for a while please tell me !! thank you
Wednesday, January 16, 2008 at 11:13pm by lawerence

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...?
Monday, February 25, 2013 at 8:55pm by Cassie

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 ...
Friday, September 27, 2013 at 2:40pm 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 ...
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 at 1:10pm by Jaime

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
Friday, October 22, 2010 at 5:29pm by luis

English Lit
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. In addition to the assistance you've received above, here are some things you might discuss: In the quotes you have selected, have you found fact or fiction, figurative language (metaphors, similes, etc.) What is the style, ...
Tuesday, September 23, 2008 at 2:50pm by SraJMcGin

POETRY, PART 1
When a poet wishes to use figurative language, he or she will use words that are
Friday, May 20, 2011 at 5:14pm by Anonymous

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 ...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 8:59pm by Michael

english
To find the "theme" of a poem look first at the last verse. The poet often will make the main point there. The last two lines of verses also holds clues to the main idea. You will need to find the figurative language first, then you can compare. Check out this site: (Broken ...
Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at 2:03pm by GuruBlue

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 ...
Tuesday, February 19, 2008 at 4:33pm 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 ...
Tuesday, February 19, 2008 at 5:40pm by tyler

essay on advantages of speah english in 500 words
Whereas French used to be the language of international business, English has seemed to replace that. For example, if you are doing business with Russia or China, the 2nd language there would be English. Also, the foreign language studied world-wide is most apt to be English. Sra
Sunday, August 2, 2009 at 9:41am by SraJMcGin

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...
Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 11:50am by Andrew

english
This site has definitions of many figurative devices. http://cla.calpoly.edu/~dschwart/engl331/figurative.html This sentence alone has at least one figurative device. Can you see what it is? "On this day, we come to proclaim an end to the petty grievances and false promises, ...
Friday, January 30, 2009 at 9:45pm by Ms. Sue

9th grade lit poem
I need help with this question to making a fist. It says in the first two stanzas, what figurative language helps you experience the child's feelings.
Tuesday, February 17, 2009 at 4:40pm by Lemon Pie

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
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 8:25am by aliyah

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 ...
Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 8:20pm 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 ...
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 2:06pm by amber

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