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is the word penguin a metaphor?? please answer bye. It could be, depending on how it is used. Metaphors are totally dependent on usage and how they are compared. The men were penguins for the dinner, waddling to and fro. ya but could i use it as a metaphor as in the animal ...
January 4, 2007 by brittany

Conflict Management Communications
Think of a recent conflict, and now create a metaphor or figure of speech (simile) that summarizes the experience of it. What aspects of the experience does the metaphor emphasize? Does it focus on constructive or destructive aspects of the event or experience? What ...
January 24, 2010 by Crystal

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

a metaphor that continues over several lines or throughout an entire poem is called extended metaphor is this correct?
May 27, 2009 by y912f

one quick question? ~metaphors & similes~
is the phrase, "sway like a boat" a metaphor or a simile? i think its a metaphor
June 2, 2014 by zumai

Read the following passage by Picoult and identify the metaphor. Quote the metaphor in your response and explain what makes it fit the definition of metaphor. “My mother moves so fast I do not even see it coming. But she slaps my face hard enough to make my head snap backward...
February 25, 2012 by Riley

can you please give me a metaphor for largeness. for smallness the metaphor i have is She was a spider, unnoticed by all, spinning her web among the endless, towering redwoods.
June 7, 2009 by elina

5. The form of figurative language that uses LIKE, AS, THAN, or RESEMBLES to compare two dissimilar thing is a. a simile b. a direct metaphor c. an implied metaphor d. personification A Thanks -MC
November 18, 2009 by mysterychicken

This is an example of a metaphor. Once more in her bed beside the warm cocoon of her sister. What kind of reaction or feeling does this give when you first read it and what is this metaphor saying. Thank you
October 17, 2010 by heather

4th grade Language Arts
I need to know an example of a metaphor. We need to make a metaphor out of this sentence "Pablo sniffed the air."
October 14, 2008 by Megan

Language Arts
I have to find a metaphor in the book- A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. The only metaphors I have found are 'darkness is cheap' and 'woe is me.' Which one makes the most sense (to be a metaphor)?
January 23, 2011 by Anonymous

Question 11 He brought home a new car - large, fire-engine red, fast, and which he could not afford. unclear pronoun reference lack of parallelism mixed metaphor simile my answer c. mixed metaphor
April 21, 2010 by christopher

language arts
a metaphor for macaroni salad (Scroll down.) Read the definitions and examples. Then write what you think ...
October 11, 2006 by ali

is " but I will not allow anyone to succeed hanging clouds over me" a metaphor or paradox or is it something else? is "there's a light in me, that shines brightly" a metaphor? " Iwill rise steadily sailing out of their reach" a paradox? if im not right can someone tell me the ...
October 28, 2011 by jane

Could anyone please help me with this question? Is the phrase below a smilie, metaphor, or personification. The sky lit up with a huge web of lightning. I know what a smile, a metaphor, and what a personification is, but I can't seem to be able to answer this question.
November 15, 2011 by Howler

Language arts
Can someone give me an example of a metaphor? Is a mouse in front of the yawning maw of a python, a metaphor? Sorry, I wrote the question wrong.!!! ---------------------------------------------------- Is He's paralyzed, a mouse in front of the yawning maw of a python, a ...
September 5, 2006 by vivian

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

7th Grade Poetry
Is "a bark of rust" a metaphor? I need to analyze the poem New Hampshire by Donald Hall and the line I'm having difficulty with is: "a bark of rust grows on the tree of a gas pump;" Thank you! yes, that could be a metaphor
April 3, 2007 by Kyle

When small incidents serve to represent bigger pictures, what is that called? Would it be a metaphor? Symbol? Analogy? or what? I am referring to Robert Frost's poems. He takes everyday incidents and make them represent life as a whole. Is that a metaphor?
October 26, 2008 by Gerrad

I need help trying to construct an Extended metaphor. The topic being People who use cell phones while a movie is going on. Please help thanks . Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. The first thing to understand is the definition of an extended metaphor. Here is...
August 23, 2006 by chris

Is this quote a metaphor? "That's a bright direction, there's a glowing there." In context it seems like a metaphor since the direction she is looking in is not actually bright or glowing. there was a lot of text for the question but I thought it e too much. Thanks for the help.
February 20, 2012 by Joshua

Hi! I am trying to come up with metaphor/simile to say that writing a newsletter in microsoft word is very difficult ei discovered that writing an entire newspaper on Word rather than on Publisher was like trying to... ( do a greek puzzle blindfolded?) Thanks
March 11, 2009 by Me

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

Figurative Language
LAST ONE LOL - Question : Her smile was as sweet as sunshine on a rainy day. Answer : Metaphor since her smile is being compared as the sunshine on a rainy day. - Clues: Hyperbole, Personification, Simile, or Metaphor.
November 17, 2015 by Cameron

i was wondering if anyone can tell me if this is a correct metaphor MY LIFE IS A DREAM My life is a dream, like a tiger waking up from her deep sleep. My life is like a dream, it's all up to me, the trees are purple, the stars talk away the night, the moaning moon lights up ...
October 27, 2008 by Alie

I need 2 more similes and 2 metaphor like this bellow. Simile: Getting up in the morning is like having a lioness roar into your ear so close to you that you can feel her breath. Metaphor: The lion's roar and hot breath of the alarm clock in the morning wakens me instantly.
April 26, 2012 by please help me!!

advanced english 2
Is this a metaphor? She wanted to tell him to stop being a chicken, because that was what it came down to when you cut to the chase, as their Dad said. She wanted to tell him to stop being a chicken ... I guess you could say so!
July 13, 2007 by Robin

metaphor and metonymy
hy:)can someone help me?i really need to know the difference between metaphor and metonymy..can you give me an example? Metaphor is defined and an example given at the top of this webpage; scroll down a bit ...
January 11, 2007 by billa

romeo and Juliet Act 1 scene 3 questions: 1. what impression does the audience get of Juliet in this scene? 2.what impression does the audience get of Juliet's nurse on this scene? 3.Explain the extended metaphor used by Lady Capulet (lines 80-95) what is being compared, and ...
February 26, 2012 by patrik

Find a metaphor --------------------------------------- DREAMS Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die, Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams, For when dreams go, Life is a barren field Frozen with snow. -Langston Hughes !. What is the first meaphor ...
January 14, 2009 by Larry

"Ideas are great arrows but there has to be a bow" Is this a metaphor or simile? Answer : metaphor What are they comparing? Answer : They are comparing ideas to arrows
November 18, 2014 by M

i hve to do metaphor assignment where i tell which type of writer i be. i not know what metaphor to use some example be spider: I am a writer: I am a spider, spinning a web of meaning with words and images pulled from my soul. I display my beautiful and fragile work to the ...
April 16, 2012 by Mohammad

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 can't figure this question out. Is "And may the muse inspire each future song" a metaphor a heroic couplet a parallelism an allusion That is an allusion. What is a "muse"? What would this person be wishing for? Thanks :) never been great at those types of ?s Metaphor is a ...
February 14, 2007 by Anonymous

Open-End poem with a metaphor. Choose a metaphor. Use the primary word for your title. Then write three lines. Each line should say something different about the subject, or give an idea of what it is like. Each line can be either a phrase or a sentence. The last line is a ...
January 14, 2009 by Larry

Question 4 of 5 'Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune--without the words, And never stops at all, 'And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be the storm That could abash the little bird That kept so many warm. 'I've heard it in ...
January 2, 2015 by Jill

Language PLZZ
2. Explain the metaphor: If Sam describes his commute home by saying the interstate was "a parking lot" he means he couldn't get out of the parking lot. he made it home in record time. the congestion was so bad that the traffic was barely moving.* 3. Explain the metaphor: If ...
May 17, 2015 by YOLO

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

the silver bullet
what is the silver bullet? How does it realate to us? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. HOWEVER we could certainly use the "context" of the word. Where did you see/hear it? If you always clarify as best you can we can determine with more accuracy the ...
November 25, 2006 by Sarah

All sentences must be properly constructed. Finally, you are to use at least one simile/and or metaphor in each paragraph. This is what I have so far In Brooklyn there was always something to do, there were so many exciting places to go. If you were bored on a lazy summer ...
September 26, 2009 by melissa

metaphor for largeness
June 7, 2009 by elina

what is a metaphor, and personification
November 17, 2010 by shaquana

what does metaphor mean
January 17, 2011 by shaquana

What is a metaphor for improvement?
November 10, 2014 by Chris

What are 3 examples of metaphor?
February 25, 2015 by Hossain

as if he was a statue: is it a metaphor or a simile
October 18, 2008 by Anonymous

8th grade english
what is a metaphor?
February 6, 2010 by mckenzie

what does metaphor personification, mean?
November 17, 2010 by shaquana

what is a Ninus’ Tomb & Metaphor?
December 6, 2011 by Amber

What is a metaphor for a deep voice?
May 22, 2014 by Don

What is a simile, idiom, or metaphor for relief?
February 3, 2009 by Dani

Can someone give me an example of a metaphor
March 5, 2009 by bill

would this be a metaphor?
1. Dyslexic people are visual
May 3, 2009 by jerson

metaphor for optimism. I'd really appreciate it if you'd help me
June 7, 2009 by elina

What does the metaphor Path in the Snow mean?
October 3, 2009 by Kelly

What does the metaphor Path in the Snow mean?
October 3, 2009 by Kelly

What does the metaphor Path in the Snow mean?
October 3, 2009 by Kelly

what is a metaphor for Pablo sniffed the air?
September 27, 2010 by Meg

what is a metaphor using a time you were tired?
March 3, 2011 by rose

the theme of metaphor could be summed up by which of the following?
February 9, 2012 by ida

River compared to life as a metaphor?
September 8, 2013 by Emma

What does the metaphor,seas of blood mean?
October 16, 2013 by Alic

What is the difference between a simile and a metaphor
April 13, 2015 by amyy

Explain the metaphor of adam and eve sin?
April 9, 2008 by JJ

can u please give me a metaphor for happiness. mathmate can u help me on this?
June 8, 2009 by elina

english 8
could someone give me a metaphor which descrbes happiness
June 8, 2009 by angelica

is this a metaphor? Our shadow painted the sand
June 14, 2009 by alice

the present is ________________ finish the sentence with metaphor ..
September 17, 2010 by sy

The blind man and the elephant is a metaphor that shows how
September 11, 2011 by shawn

can you give me a developed simile and metaphor please.
February 20, 2013 by jimmy

what metaphor is in the poem dafffodils by william wordsworth ?
October 25, 2013 by Steven

Can you please send me some examples of metaphor?
September 2, 2015 by Seema

English Lit
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

English Lit
We just atarted a unit on analyzing poetry and I have a few questions I'm not sure of-I have all the terms defined 1. What is the dominant sound device used in this line: "I all alone beweep my outcast state" a. alliteration b.assonance c.internal rhyme 4.chiasmus I know its ...
October 12, 2011 by Anthony

9th grade english
Can you help write an extended metaphor comparing me to an m & m?
October 23, 2008 by Marco

What's an idiom, simile, or metaphor for getting back at someone?
February 3, 2009 by Dani

eng metaphors
Stress level would skyrocket is that a metaphor?
May 15, 2009 by jerson

the wrinkled surface of a tiny lake Is it a metaphor or personification?
January 4, 2011 by amanda

is the example "... waves rumbled across the reef..." a metaphor???
April 16, 2012 by nicole a

Someone help me. I need a metaphor with the word AFFLICTED and TUFTS.
January 9, 2013 by Gigi

How would you write a metaphor sentence using "the sounds of nighttime"?
February 11, 2009 by Chris

okay i need a metaphor for confusion, excitement, happiness and hopefulness please help me.
June 8, 2009 by elina

what is a example of a extended metaphor that compares a person to a interesting object??
October 14, 2009 by Anonymous

4th grade
What is a metaphor or simile using "A calm pond" as the subject?
November 18, 2009 by tammy

i need some examples of simile, metaphor, and personification. From not any website
May 19, 2010 by Sammy

i need some examples of a metaphor, personification, and trochee. help please
May 19, 2010 by maddie

i need some examples of a: metaphor, personification, and trochee. help please
May 19, 2010 by maddie

Please can anyone help me understand how metaphor is being used in the poem, "Tableau".
August 23, 2010 by bindiya farswani

english 10th
what is a metaphor and hyperbole for the book the Bar Code Rebllion
November 21, 2010 by jessica

need to write an example metaphor for a "place" and a "event"
September 22, 2011 by Anonymous

Metaphor for confusion The math problem was a maze at trying to solve.
April 1, 2014 by Anonymous

art history
Which of Michelangelo's sculptures is a metaphor for courage, determination, and strength?
May 20, 2014 by logan

7th Grade Poetry
what poetic term is "a quarrel of vines"? Thank you! That could be a metaphor Thank you so much for your help!
April 3, 2007 by Kyle

year 8 english
i need to write a metaphor poem about the moon. thsnks
September 14, 2008 by amy

How/Why is this a metaphor? Once more in her bed beside the warm cocoon of her sister
November 9, 2010 by heather

is liberty has been to them the greates of calamities, the heaviest of curses a metaphor/simile?
May 9, 2011 by magee

English 12
I need a 12th grade level complex sentence using a metaphor
May 10, 2011 by addowlin21

Someone help me. I need a metaphor with the word AFFLICTED and TUFTS.
January 9, 2013 by Gigi

I need to write a metaphor for the word Repugnance. I definitely am lost on this one.
April 1, 2014 by Anonymous

Importance of simile, metaphor, idioms, and tone in literature.
January 16, 2008 by kelly

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