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Similes and Metaphors
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by Michaela Wilsey
| 5 Questions
Note from the author:
Similes and metaphors
1
1 pt
A simile can be defined as
A a literary device where 2 or more things are compared using the words "is" or "are"
B a literary device where the same vowel or consanant sound is used multiple times in a sentence
C a literary device where 2 or more things are compared using the words "like" or "as"
D a literary device where non human things are given human like qualities
2
1 pt
A metaphor can be defined as
A a literary device where non human things are given human like qualities
B a literary device where 2 or more things are compared using the words "is" or "are"
C a literary device where the same vowel or consanant sound is used multiple times in a sentence
D a literary device where 2 or more things are compared using the words "like" or "as"
3
1 pt
Which sentences are similes? (check all that apply)
A The girl looked as innocent as an angel.
B You are my sunshine.
C The hole looked as deep as the ocean.
D He was the glue holding it all together.
4
1 pt
Which sentences are metaphors? (check all that apply)
A He was the light of my life
B The sound of the door closing was music to my ears.
C Her heart was hard as stone.
D Her skin looked as flawless as a porcelain doll.
5
1 pt
In your own words, explain the difference between a simile and a metaphor.
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