As Clear as Mud: Similes and Metaphors. English Language Arts Eighth Grade. Content and Standard. Acquisition of Vocabulary Standard:
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As Clear as Mud: Similes and Metaphors
English Language Arts
(600 years ago!!)
Latin: image, likeness,
Like or As
Like or As
Example: Snug as a bug in a rug.
Example: “Life is a zoo in a jungle” – Peter DeVries
True or False: The metaphor was first originated around 1350, the Latin root means image, likeness, comparison.
True or False: A metaphor is comparison of two things that are NOT alike using like or as.
What is the title of this presentation? A simile OR A metaphor
The simile was first originated around 1350 and the Latin root means image, likeness,
A metaphor is a comparison of two things that are NOT alike by using like or as
The statement as clear as mud is a simile.