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Imagery. Simile. Metaphor. Personification. Literary Terms. Exploring Author’s Craft. Her lips were as red as a rose. Simile. A comparison of two unlike things that links them with the words like or as. What characteristic do her lips and a rose share? They are_________. Metaphor

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literary terms

Imagery

Simile

Metaphor

Personification

Literary Terms

Exploring Author’s Craft

simile

Her lips were as red as a rose.

Simile

A comparison of two unlike things that links them with the words like or as.

What characteristic do her lips and a rose share? They are_________.

his words were a knife
Metaphor

A metaphor states that one thing is something else. It is a comparison, but it does NOT use like or as as to make the comparison.

His words were a knife.

What is being implied by this comparison about his words? They are _______________.

imagery
Imagery

Words that stimulate one or more senses to create a picture in the mind.

imagery1
Imagery

Burning embers seethed, then suffered increasingly alone, in a dying bonfire. They cackled, wooed, and winked only to a lonely and deserted beach as the wind caressed them good night and good-bye. Summer was over.

personification

What characteristics do these non-animate objects now take on?

Personification

A figure of speech in which an object or animal is spoken of as if it had human qualities.

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Dialect

A regional variety of a language, with differences in vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation

“Mama says stupid is as stupid does.”“We were like peas and carrots, Jenny and I.”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPIEn0M8su0

there is formal diction there is informal diction
Diction

This is the choice and arrangement of words the author uses. (formal vs. informal)

There is formal diction:There is informal diction:

setting

What is the setting of Harry Potter?

Setting

Time and location at which a story takes place