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  1. Review: Individual Note-taking in ELA SpiralSimile v. Metaphor How are they the same? • Comparison of two things How are they different? • Similes use the word “like” or “as”

  2. Take a look at a few great metaphors and similes…

  3. “A great speech is like a lady’s dress—long enough to cover the subject and short enough to be interesting.” • - R.A. “RAB” Butler • Simile or Metaphor?

  4. “That man’s ears make him look like a taxi-cab with both doors open” – Darryl Zannuck about Clark Gable.

  5. Simile Search: By Anne FrankRe-read page’s 97 &113…. Look for similes & write down any that you see • 2nd paragraph- “… I always hold my breath, as it clatters into the tin like a brook from a mountain.” • Last pargraph- “First, I hear a sound like a fish gasping for breath….” • “I wander from one room to another, downstairs and up again, feeling like a songbird whose wings have been clipped. . . .” (Frank 113).

  6. “Memory is an insane woman that hoards colored rags and throws away food.” - Austin O’Malley Simile or Metaphor?

  7. Q: Why do writers use metaphors & similes? To give a lasting image that helps the reader remember your point. They make an idea more sophisticated. They draw attention to the idea.

  8. Caution! NOT all metaphors & similes are created EQUAL! Write down the following tips for creating great metaphors.

  9. The ballerina rose gracefully en pointe and extended one slender leg behind her, like a dog at a fire hydrant.

  10. Why doesn’t this simile work? Tip 1: Choose a comparison with an appropriate connotation! • The ballerina rose gracefully en pointe and extended one slender leg behind her, like a dog at a fire hydrant.

  11. He was as tall as a 6′3″ tree.

  12. Why doesn’t this simile work? Tip 2: Avoid metaphors that are too obvious or cliché. • He was as tall as a 6′3″ tree.

  13. He spoke with the wisdom that can only come from experience, like a guy who went blind because he looked at a solar eclipse without one of those boxes with a pinhole in it and now goes around the country speaking at high schools about the dangers of looking at a solar eclipse without one of those boxes with a pinhole in it.

  14. Why doesn’t this simile work? Tip 3: Avoid metaphors that are too long and wordy. • He spoke with the wisdom that can only come from experience, like a guy who went blind because he looked at a solar eclipse without one of those boxes with a pinhole in it and now goes around the country speaking at high schools about the dangers of looking at a solar eclipse without one of those boxes with a pinhole in it..

  15. Metaphor Search: Anne Frank • Re-read page 105 • Locate and write down any metaphors that you can find • Pg. 105 “The bomb explodes”- Mr. VD’s temper Comparing Mr. VD’s temper to a bomb shows how “explosive” and volatile their argument is.