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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
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
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
a metaphor for macaroni salad http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/terms/2terms.html#Metaphor http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/metaphor.html http://web.cn.edu/kwheeler/lit_terms_M.html (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
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
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! http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/lausd/resources/...
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? http://www.tnellen.com/cybereng/lit_terms/terms/2terms.html#Metaphor 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
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
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
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
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