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Metaphors!

All the worlds a stage, and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances. - William Shakespeare

Art washes away the soul the dust of everyday life. - Pablo Picasso

All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. - Albert Einstein

And your very flesh shall be a great poem. - Walt Whitman

Conscience is a mans compass. - Vincent Van Gogh

Its sort of like my past is an unfinished painting and as the artist of that painting, I must fill in all the ugly holes and make it beautiful again. - Lady Gaga

I used to rule the world; seas would rise when I gave the word. Now in the morning I sleep alone; sweep the streets I used to own. - Coldplay
Developed by: Kimberley Dodd

Similes!

And the Grinch grabbed the tree, and he started to shove, when he heard a small sound like the coo of a dove. - Dr Seuss Away went Alice like the wind - Lewis Carroll The late afternoon sky bloomed in the window for a moment like the blue honey of the Mediterranean. - F. Scott Fitzgerald "Dumbledore's silver hair was the only thing in the whole hall that shone as brightly as the ghosts." - J.K. Rowling The pain flows like lava and takes my breath away. - Laurie Halse Anderson I look upon my life up till New Year as it were through a powerful magnifying glass. - Anne Frank "Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you are going to get. - Forrest Gump

Developed by: Kimberley Dodd

Personification!

Everything's a story - You are a story -I am a story. - Frances Hodgson Burnett My shadows the only one that walks beside me. - Greenday Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon - William Shakespeare "You mistake me, my dear. I have a high respect for your nerves. They are my old friends - Jane Austen Who are you? said the Caterpillar. - Lewis Carroll I don't go looking for trouble. Trouble usually finds me. - J.K. Rowling Is he made of tin, or stuffed asked the Lion. - L. Frank Baum

Developed by: Kimberley Dodd

Alliteration!
Peter Pan J.M Barrie

Three grey geese in a green field grazing; Grey were the geese and the green was the grazing. Three Grey Geese

Godric Gryffindor; Salazar Slytherin; Severus Snape; Luna Lovegood; Filius Flitwick J.K. Rowling

The Cat and the Hat Dr. Seuss

Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen

In Hartford, Hereford and Hampshire, hurricanes hardly ever happen. Alan Jay Lerner

Developed by: Kimberley Dodd

Onomatopoeia!
Ahh Achoo Bark Bang Chatter Chomp Ding Drip Fizz Pitter-Patter Flick Quack Grr Rattle Giggle Roar Hiccup Howl Jangle Jingle
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Knock Lick Meow Mutter Neigh Ouch Oink Phew Pop

Thud Thump Tic-toc Tweet Ugh Vroom Whimper Whizz Whoosh Whisper Woof Yelp Yikes Zoom Zing Zip Zap

Snap Slither Sizzle Slap

Hyperbole!
Like a rolling stone. - Bob Dylan

Id catch a grenade for ya. - Bruno Mars

Cause I'd get a thousand hugs, from ten thousand lightening bugs As they tried to teach me how to dance - Owl City The mists blurred the edges of the world. - Neil Gaiman

The dead do walk and haunt and crawl into your bed at night. Ghosts sneak into your head when you're not looking. - Laurie Halse Anderson

I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my eyes and all is born again. - Sylvia Plath

And in that moment, I swear we were infinite. Developed by: Kimberley Dodd

Stephen Chbosky