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Langauge Arts - Simile/Matephor
Is the phrase "like a moth to a flame" a simile or metaphor? i can see both.... Similes always use "like" or "as", which the phrase has "like" although it's not comparing... So my answer is metaphor, but I'm not sure. Help!
December 10, 2012 by L0velyLayna
Which of the following statements is an opinion? AThunderstorms are more frequent around the East Gulf Coast . BThunderstorms are extremely frightening. CThunderstorms are the result of convection. DThunderstorms can produce tornadoes.
February 27, 2013 by faithwest
That, like dumb mouths, do ope their ruby lips To beg the voice and utterance of my tongue is this a simile? how? Yes. It's a simile. It compares whatever "That" refers to to mouths. It also uses the word "like," making it a simile, not a metaphor. An easy way to remember ...
May 15, 2007 by irv
langauge arts - mr. sue help!!
25. Select one story from the unit and identify the dynamic and static characters. For each character, identify why you labeled the character as either dynamic or static. (10 points)
January 28, 2013 by diamond
Which is the best example of a simile? A. Marty's shout rattled the windows. B. Her voice was as clear as a bell. C. He is a bear in the morning. D. The blossoms in the garden nodded their heads. Is the answer B? Thank you
January 21, 2015 by Callie
Having trouble deciding when to use a comma and when not to with the word "also". In the sentence "He also received money as gifts from his aunt grandparents and parents." Would the commas go after "aunt" and "grandparents"? I dont' think you need one after "also" in this ...
April 23, 2012 by Brandi
I did a report on dyslexia. I need one metaphor and one simile here's my introduction and thesis I. Introduction Do any of you have a learning disability about you? A disability that makes it extremely difficult for you to do things like read, write, or even spell in your ...
May 3, 2009 by jerson
I'm in middle school, my sister, (Senior in hs) keeps telling me that she wants to go into liberal arts, but doesnt now what yet. what are liberal arts? What careers associate with a liberal arts major or something?
October 14, 2008 by Faith
Need some help on the 2 sentences below. 1. Are you tired of never being prepared for Language Arts class? (is Language Arts supposed to be capitalized or not) 2. You need to organize your Language Arts binder. (would Language Arts be capitalized or not in this sentence) ...
January 9, 2013 by Brandi
AP English 11
Can "as if" be used in a simile similarly to the singular "as" or "like"? Would this example be considered a simile comparing children's eligibility to have recess compared to a carrot impending over head: "As if physical activity were a carrot to dangle as a reward or yank ...
August 31, 2014 by Jordan
I have to answer these questions but i am confused...please help :) As flies to the wanton boys are we to the gods; they kill us for sport Metaphor Personification Hyperbole Litotes None of these I do not understand the sentence itself :( I wish I had a million dollars right ...
May 23, 2011 by Sandara
i need to find similes he was as hard as a rock. she was as gentle as a dove. the wall was like a mountian i could not climb. similie = a comparision between two words using "like" or "as" to compare (examples above) hope this helps! To add to Marie's excellent answer, I ...
May 23, 2007 by destiny
What is a simile? This site will give you a definiton and examples. http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/simile.html would for native americans woul for be the prepositions and americans be the object. for is the preposition. Native Americans is the object of the ...
January 16, 2007 by joe
English Lit-Please check
Does an analogy ever have "as" in it. I'm just trying to figure out figures of speech and I know Writeteacher told me "as" would be a simile but in the following: My brother has grown a great deal in the last year. He is almost as tall as I am now. This can't be a simile ...
January 13, 2012 by Jamie
I'm not great at identifying some of these figures of speech for English Please check my answers or offer suggestions 1."As flies to the wanton boys are we to the gods: they kill us for sport" Shakespeare for King Lear Is this a simile, metaphor, personification, hyberbole, ...
January 12, 2012 by Jamie
Can someone check if these are correct? 1. Buddy's friend is comforting like an old sweater = simile 2. The trees' cried echo through the forest = personification 3. Their affection for each other is an oasis of kindness = metaphor 4. Queenie, the dog, complains about the cold...
August 30, 2009 by mysterychicken
"Hang Ideas! They are tramps vagabonds knocking at the back door of your mind each taking a little of your substance each carrying away some crumb of that belief in a few simple notions you must cling to if you want to lovie decently and would like to die easy" Metaphor or ...
November 18, 2014 by M
Simile & Hyperbole
Complete the sentence with a simile. 1. His tail wagged like.... 2. The old man petted him as tenderly as he would..... Help with these. I can't think of anything. --------------------------------------- Write two hyperboles to complete each sentence. 1. My lawyer is so smart...
January 15, 2009 by Larry
cognitive and langauge development
Dr bean believes that lanaguage development ia a product of inner predispositions and environmental influences Dr Beans belief is consistant with WHAT? perspective
August 11, 2011 by jenn
Which lines from "The City is So Big" contains a simile? A. The city is so big/ its bridges quake with fear B. The lights sliding from house to house/ And trains pass with windows shining C. And trains pass with windows shining/ Like a smile full of teeth D. I have seen ...
January 23, 2015 by Callie
cognitive and langauge del.
Dr bean believes that lanaguage development ia a product of inner predispositions and environmental influences Dr Beans belief is consistant with WHAT? perspective behaviorist nativist interactionist psychoanalyticl
August 11, 2011 by jenn
Feeling too self conscious to shout for help Scott decided to let logic resolve his quandary. what does the word quandary mean in the sentence ? a) quarantine b) explanation c) predicament d) situation
September 11, 2013 by victoria
Pharaphrase the sentence'' in my experience as both learner and later a langauge practitioner,one has to have a driver that will obstinately motivate one to succeed against all add''
August 13, 2014 by Annonyous
arts and culure
I need a clearer writing image of what this means and I know it sounds crazy...but, I am butting my head around this, and need to get started with my assignment?..."the social role of the arts in early Chinese and Japanese civilizations." How does one explain the social role ...
January 3, 2010 by maryk
Who is a person that's important to the history and/or culture of France. This person can be a political figure, scientist, artist, musician, athlete, religious figure, etc.
February 10, 2009 by Angie
1.What figure of speech is this? I think it is personification "Death stands above me, whispering low I know not what into my ear." simile litotes personification metonymy synecdoche 2.What figure of speech is this:The fog comes on little cat feet This one I hav no idea-I ...
September 20, 2011 by Julia
Debating - subsidies, the arts
Could anyone help me come up with some points as to subsidies for the arts benefit the individual (both in society and the individual artist), and how taking subsidies away from the arts sector would be detrimental to the individual? Any help would be much appreciated :) ...
July 26, 2012 by Cally
6. Climbing so slowly they seem immobile is how sloths spend their days. (1 point) prepositional phrase gerund phrase participial phrase appositive phrase 7. Sam and Dean were shocked to find they both enjoyed playing soccer. (1 point) subordinate clause noun clause simple ...
January 22, 2014 by anonymous
I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree. A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast; A tree that looks at God all day, And lifts her leafy arms to pray; A tree that may in summer wear A nest of robins in her hair; Upon whose ...
January 23, 2010 by Anonymous
7th Grade Language Arts!
1. What type of figurative language is exemplified in the following sentence? The soup was mumbling and grumbling on the old stove. (1 point) personification metaphor simile 2. In writing a poem, sensory details are used to (1 point) compare two unlike things or concepts. give...
April 3, 2013 by Gabby
English Lit-Please offer opinion
I asked this question yesterday but I thought of another possibility-I had to tell what figure of speeech And here we are as on a darkling plain Swept with confused alarms of struggle and flight Where ignorant armies clash by night By Matthew Arnold in Dover Beach Choices were...
January 13, 2012 by Jamie
I have a project where I have to make a video about the differences between arts in USA and in Alsace, France. Arts meaning painting, sculpture, music that kind of thing. I have been try to research but have not come up with much. I don't really know what to search and feel ...
November 30, 2011 by Hannah
English - Poetry
2. The capital words in the following excerpt are an example of which literary element? "And both that morning equally LAY IN LEAVES no step had trodden black." a. rhyme b. rhythm c. alliteration d. simile 3. The following excerpt is an example of which literary element? "Then...
December 3, 2012 by Shaquandala B.
WHAT ELEMENTS ARE FOUND IN MANY PARAGRAPHS??? PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! http://www.arts.uottawa.ca/writcent/hypergrammar/paragrph.html This webpage and all its links are a good summary for you. =)
September 18, 2006 by short attention span
Could someone suggest one way that teachers can integrate content and instruction in an English language arts classroom. It will give me an idea how to anwser the question. Thank you
October 8, 2008 by sally
english need help asap
* 3. Which phrase from Song of Myself, Number 52 is a simile? Which phrase from Song of Myself, Number 52 is a simile? a. “He complains of my gab and my loitering.” b. “I shake my white locks at the runaway sun.” c. “If you want me again look for me under your boot-soles” d...
February 9, 2009 by kate
Rockland Center of Art: School of Arts (plz read)
I have a question. Ok while I was reading the supply list that I need for Rockland Center for the Arts: School of Arts they wrote this Something to carry your wet(empty pizza boxes work well) in the supply list. What does that means??? Btw that's not the only thing that is in ...
December 26, 2011 by Lauren
The Mesopotamian's had a generally pessimistic view of life. How do the arts of their civilization reveal this? Use at least one example to illustrate your points. What other features of this culture does the art reveal?
April 20, 2010 by Anonymous
In L. Arts, we are reading Mary Hoffman's "Stravaganza" series, which features a group of traveling, almost gypsy like people called the Manoush, who inhabit Italy. Do the Manoush really exist?
February 2, 2009 by Kharato
Modern World History (essay)
I need help, I was told to analyze the relationship between the wealthy nations and supporting of the arts. Through some reading i found that philip seized the Portuuguese strongholds in Africa, India, And the East Indies. I know that spain great wealth also allowed monarcgs ...
November 9, 2006 by Bryan
The City Is So Big This is the poem: The city is so big Its bridges quake with fear I know, I have seen at night The lights sliding from house to house And trains pass with windows shining Like a smile full of teeth I have seen machines eating houses And stairways walk all by ...
January 26, 2015 by Callie
World culture and the Arts
The Mesopotamians had a generally pessimistic view of life. How do the arts of their civilization reveal this? Use at least one example to illustrate your points. What other features of this culture does the art reveal?
December 8, 2009 by stephaine
World culture and the Arts
The Egyptians had a generally optimistic view of life. How do the arts of their civilization reveal this? Use at least one example to illustrate your points. What other features of this culture does the art reveal?
December 10, 2009 by stephaine
AED / ASAP PLEASE
150 words needed for How can English language arts teachers create a literacy-rich environment in their classrooms? How can these teachers overcome obstacles to literacy or resistance on the part of students? 150 needed for this Language arts contains both receptive (listening...
November 3, 2008 by troyer0269
Assume you are a Humanities instructor tasked with explaining the social role of the arts in the Middle Ages. What are three relationships between the arts and Early Middle Ages culture you would want your students to know? What are three relationships between the arts and ...
April 21, 2010 by patricia