metaphor

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reading

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 ...

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 ...

check my answers? language arts

1. The fire's angder could no be contained. A). personification *** B.) simile C.) metaphor 2. The flames ran along the deliberate rows of vines, like long curved fingers reaching for the horizon, lighting the night sky. A). personification B). simile C). metaphor *** 3. ''We ...

Figurative Language

Question : Music is the salve that soothes us - Answer: Metaphor? - Clues: Metaphor, Simile or Personification?

english

a metaphor that continues over several lines or throughout an entire poem is called extended metaphor is this correct?

one quick question? ~metaphors & similes~

is the phrase, "sway like a boat" a metaphor or a simile? i think its a metaphor

English

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 ...

english

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.

Literature

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

english

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

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."

English

how do I explain how a monster might be used as a metaphor for science or scientific advances, and how could such a metaphor be considered social commentary about science?

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)?

English

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

language arts

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 is...

english

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 ...

writing

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.

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 ...

english

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 ...

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

English

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?

English

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...

English-metaphors

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.

similie/metaphor

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

Literature

Is the following an example of a simile, metaphor, paradox, or personification? The younger she dresses, the older she looks. A. paradox B. simile C. metaphor D. personification

English

Is the following an example of a simile, metaphor, paradox, or personification? An angry sky loomed overhead. A. simile B. paradox C. metaphor D. personification D?

English

Help, Please! I don't quite understand what is asking in this assignment (Essay) Task: Write an essay that compares Frankenstein and his creation to a modern zombie story with the focus on how a monster might be used as a metaphor for science or scientific advances and/or how ...

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!

English

Is the following an example of a simile, metaphor, paradox, or personification? Her novel was a passport to adventure. A. simile B. metaphor C. paradox D. personification B?

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.

metaphor

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 ...

English

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.

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/...

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 ...

english

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 ...

Metaphors

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 ...

English

"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

English

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 ...

English

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 ...

English

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 ...

Poems

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 ...

Poem

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 ...

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 ...

simile's/metaphors

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 ...

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 ...

english-metaphor

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 ...

English

Help, Please! I don't quite understand what is asking in this assignment (Essay) Task: Write an essay that compares Frankenstein and his creation to a modern zombie story with the focus on how a monster might be used as a metaphor for science or scientific advances and/or how ...

english

metaphor for largeness

vocab

what is a metaphor, and personification

english

what does metaphor mean

English

What is a metaphor for improvement?

English

What are 3 examples of metaphor?

English

Metaphor for beauty

english

as if he was a statue: is it a metaphor or a simile

8th grade english

what is a metaphor?

english

what does metaphor personification, mean?

English

what is a Ninus’ Tomb & Metaphor?

English

What is a metaphor for a deep voice?

English

A similie , metaphor (etc) for relief??

english

What is a simile, idiom, or metaphor for relief?

english

Can someone give me an example of a metaphor

would this be a metaphor?

1. Dyslexic people are visual

english

metaphor for optimism. I'd really appreciate it if you'd help me

Sociology

What does the metaphor Path in the Snow mean?

soc

What does the metaphor Path in the Snow mean?

soc

What does the metaphor Path in the Snow mean?

English

what is a metaphor for Pablo sniffed the air?

reading

what is a metaphor using a time you were tired?

literary

the theme of metaphor could be summed up by which of the following?

English

River compared to life as a metaphor?

Poetry

What does the metaphor,seas of blood mean?

English

What is the difference between a simile and a metaphor

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 ...

English

Explain the metaphor of adam and eve sin?

english

can u please give me a metaphor for happiness. mathmate can u help me on this?

english 8

could someone give me a metaphor which descrbes happiness

english

is this a metaphor? Our shadow painted the sand

english

the present is ________________ finish the sentence with metaphor ..

psychology

The blind man and the elephant is a metaphor that shows how

english

can you give me a developed simile and metaphor please.

reading

what metaphor is in the poem dafffodils by william wordsworth ?

English

Can you please send me some examples of metaphor?

Reading

The metaphor in te fiesta stands is uses to emphasize that the

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, ...

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 ...

9th grade english

Can you help write an extended metaphor comparing me to an m & m?

English

What's an idiom, simile, or metaphor for getting back at someone?

eng metaphors

Stress level would skyrocket is that a metaphor?

english

the wrinkled surface of a tiny lake Is it a metaphor or personification?

english

is the example "... waves rumbled across the reef..." a metaphor???

READING

Someone help me. I need a metaphor with the word AFFLICTED and TUFTS.

4thngrade

How would you write a metaphor sentence using "the sounds of nighttime"?

english

okay i need a metaphor for confusion, excitement, happiness and hopefulness please help me.

english

what is a example of a extended metaphor that compares a person to a interesting object??

4th grade

What is a metaphor or simile using "A calm pond" as the subject?

Poetry

i need some examples of simile, metaphor, and personification. From not any website

poerty

i need some examples of a metaphor, personification, and trochee. help please

poetry

i need some examples of a: metaphor, personification, and trochee. help please

english

Please can anyone help me understand how metaphor is being used in the poem, "Tableau".

english 10th

what is a metaphor and hyperbole for the book the Bar Code Rebllion

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