Name ___________________________ Date ________________ Class Period ______

Direct Analogies How strange can you be?
Select five of the poetic elements and create a direct analogy for each one. Remember, you are
making the familiar STRANGE! You MAY NOT use the “regular” definition for your analogy!
You must compare the poetic element to something you would not normally compare it to. The
two items should not be similar in obvious ways. Be creative and HAVE FUN! 

1. Using __________________________ is like _______________________

_________________________ because _____________________________

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2. Using __________________________ is like _______________________

_________________________ because _____________________________

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3. Using __________________________ is like _______________________

_________________________ because _____________________________

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4. Using __________________________ is like _______________________

_________________________ because _____________________________

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5. Using __________________________ is like _______________________

_________________________ because _____________________________

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