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Directions: Identify the Similes.

“The café was like a battleship stripped for action.” The Sun Also
Rises by Ernest Hemingway.

“They were both in white and their dresses were rippling and
fluttering as if they had just been blown back in after a short
flight around the house.” The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

“There was a quivering in the grass which seemed like the


departure of souls.” Les Miserables by Victor Hugo.

“His face was deathly pale, and the lines of it were hard like
drawn wires.” Dracula by Bram Stoker.

“She was a pale blonde with a skin like clean and polished bone.”
East Of Eden by John Steinbeck.

”...and stood looking up at her, his drowsy gray eyes wide with a
smile and the sun so bright on his blond hair that it seemed like a
cap of shining silver.” Gone With The Wind by Margaret Mitchell.

“The water made a sound like kittens lapping.” The Yearling by


Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings.

“The girls meantime spread the table, set the children round the
fire, and fed them like so many hungry birds...” Little Women by
Louisa May Alcott.

“The unhappy Hook was as impotent as he was damp, and he fell


forward like a cut flower.” Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie.