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ENGLISH 5

1.You are as beautiful as a flower.


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2.That woman is a snake. P
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3.I cried a river because of wha
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happened.
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4.We have reached the foot of the
These sentences bear another connotation
aside from its literal meaning.

f S pee ch
Figu r e o
(simile, metaphor, personification and hyperbole)
SKILL:
Analyzes figure of
speech (simile, metapho
personification,
hyperbole).
- a figure of speech that draws a

Simile comparison between two different


things, especially a phrase containing
the word "like" or "as.
EXAMPLE:
You are as beautiful as the flower.

His eyes look like a burning fire.


a figure of speech that describes

METAPHOR somebody or something of a word or


phrase that is not meant literally but by
means of a vivid comparison expresses
EXAMPLE: something about him, her, or it.

That woman is a snake.

She is an angel to me.


Both SIMILE and METAPHOR
are used to COMPARE.

But how does SIMILE and METAPHOR


differ from each other?
LET US PRACTICE!
Identify if the song uses
SIMILE or METAPHOR
IMILE
Tranquil as the forest
METAPHOR
Baby youre a Firework,
C'mon show them what your worth
SIMILE
IMIL
If you could take my pulse right now,
It would feel just like a a
sledgehammer
If you could feel my heartbeat now,
METAPHOR
Love is an open door.

METAPHOR
Youre my cherry blossom, youre about to bloom
You look so pretty, but youre gone so soon.

METAPHOR
What is the use of SIMILE and METAPHOR?

Both SIMILE and METAPHOR


are used to COMPARE or in COMPARISON
- the attribution of
PERSONIFICATION human qualities to
objects.
EXAMPLE:
We have reached the foot of the
mountain.

The trees are shouting for justice.


- deliberate and obvious
HYPERBOLE exaggeration used for
EXAMPLE: effect.
I cried a river because of
what happened.

You could eat a million of these.


LET US PRACTICE!
Identify if the statement
is PERSONIFICATION or
HYPERBOLE
I am so hungry I could eat a horse.

HYPERBOLE
Her brain is the size of a pea.

HYPERBOLE
The brown grass was begging
for water.

PERSONIFICATION
He is as skinny as a toothpick.
HYPERBOLE
Money is the only friend I have.
PERSONIFICATION
The candle flame danced
in the dark.
PERSONIFICATION
What are the different Figures of Speech?
(simile, metaphor, personification and hyperbole)
What are being used to compare/comparison?
simile, metaphor
Either uses "like" or "as. Neither uses "like" nor "as.
Personification, Hyperbole
Uses human qualities
Uses exaggeration.
to objects.
Monday Morning
Chocolate Friends
The sun is out,
On this nice spring morning.

S I M I L ES I M I L E
Friends are like chocolate cake
Sometimes it's not.
It's like a game. You can never have too many.
I like games.
I also like sleep. Chocolate cake is like heaven -
I like to dream
About cheesecake and bubble baths. Always amazing you with each taste or feeling.
Then I wake up
And the illuminate is ruling the world.

Broken Family
My Dog
I am one of many
His bark breaks the sound barrier Small branches of a broken tree,
His nose is as cold as an ice box.

PERSONIFICATION
Always looking to the ones above

SIMILE
A wag of his tail causes hurricanes For guidance, strength and security.
His jumping causes falling rocks. One little branch trying
He eats a mountain of dog food To keep the others from breaking away.
And drinks a water fall dry. Who will fall?
But though he breaks the bank And who will stay?
Hes the apple of my eye. Now I stand alone
Questions?

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