English- Figurative Language

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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.

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 ...

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

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 ?

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 ...

English

What is the type of figurative language for the statement "curating and preserving memories"?

english

are there any figurative language in the book Witch hunt the mysteries of salem?

English

Are the following sentences figurative language: "With lies well steel'd with weighty arguments."

english

which figurative language does the peom evening star by edgar allan poe?

English

Is this sentence a type of figurative language? "That laid their guilt upon my guiltless shoulders"

english

what type of figurative language is in these lines, 1.And the air was stifling sweet 2.With the breath of any flowers,----

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, ...

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 ...

english/ lit

Which of these are considered figurative language? dialect,personification, protagonist, metaphor, simile, ambiguity

english/ lit

What would be some good reasons for using figurative language in writing stories?

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 :)

English (Check)

1.Read the sentence below: Your anger at the game's final score is as my despair for my exam scores. What type of figurative language does this sentence use? A.Allusion B.Analogy C.Hyperbole D.Simile**** 2.Read the sentence below: Simplicity is to garden design as symmetry is ...

English

poor soul they face is much abused with tears is what kind of figurative language my answer is metaphor

English

What kind of figurative language is “Play dead often and long enough and people begin to think you are.” ?

english

please give idea of how compare and contrast figurative language and themes in the poems "mother to son" and "courage".

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?

language

What types of figurative language did MLK jr. use in 'Letter to Birmingham Jail'?

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 ...

language

What is the figurative language for it's hard to see the pain behind the mask?

Language Arts

What types of Figurative language is this? 1Emily was and oxygen-dependent mammal, a hairless ape.

Language Arts

I don't know why authors use figurative language. Can you please help? Thank you! :)

Language Art

Which of the following names a type of figurative language

English

What type of figurative language does this statement represent (if it does at all): "Buried deep beneath the stories about executive bonuses..."

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

Language arts

in rose pogonias which type of figurative language is found is line 6 and 7? A)symbol B)metophor C) personification D) simile

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.

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?

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?

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?

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 ...

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.) ...

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 (...

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.

Honors English : Dr. King's "I Have a Dream"

Explain Dr. King's use of figurative language and how it makes the speech memorable.

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?

Language arts

If you have read this poem or taken this test can you please help me with it?? in "rose pogonias" which type of figurative language is found is line 6 and 7? A)symbol B)metophor C) personification D) simile

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, ...

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.

Language arts

Figurative language

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

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

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

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?

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."

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?

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???

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.

english

If people are ignored because of their inability to speak standard English, what have they encountered? a. language bias b. language variety c. language prejudice d. language snobbery Are these real phrases? I don't know where to look them up to try to answer this question.

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?

ELA

I need figurative language on the genre fantasy

Ela

What figurative language is this sentence "you dived to deep"

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.

eng

whats the diff b/w figure of speech and figurative language?

Fugurative language (Urgent

‘Farming father’s dingy hat,’ ‘like his fallen father had,’ and ‘While the hat witnessed worse’ . Which kind of figurative language do the selected phrases have? A) satire B) simile C) alliteration D) internal rhyme

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 ...

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, ...

reading

What type of figurative language is this sentence:He was as clumsy as a bull in a China shop.

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!"

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 ...

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 ...

Language Arts

What is the figurative meaning of the roads diverging in Robert Frost"s poem "The Road not Taken"?

Language Arts

Your voice is like a pomegranate wine is an example of a) simile b) metaphor c)figurative lanuage

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Literature

Does Robert Frost use figurative language in The Road Not Taken? Could "Because it was grassy and wanted wear" be one?

personification

how do you change theses sentences to figurative language. Beating their golden hoofs upon the glass Heavens;

Grammar

“Her coffee-and-cream neck” is an example of what type of figurative language? personification symbol simile metaphor

English

The diction of "At the Tourist Centre in Boston" can best be described as A. Emotionally charged B. Colloquial and relying on slang C. Informal and simple D. Mostly figurative and abstract I'm stuck between "Emotionally charged" and "Mostly figurative and abstract"? Honestly I...

English Writing

Can someone help me write thesis statement for my paper on how the song’s use of figurative language contributes to its appeal to its listeners? The song is "Every Rose Has Its Thorn". I know there is a lot of metaphor used in the song. but cannot come up with a good thesis ...

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 ...

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 ...

language arts

In figurative language,what is a glowing of red coals. Glowing of red coals suggests warmth and redness.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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...?

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...?

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

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

lit

whats the difference between figurative language and figure of speech? I have been look online for a while please tell me !! thank you

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

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ^.^

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...

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