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Figures Of Speech - Or Personification

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Label figure of speech as simile, metaphor or personficaiton

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  • 1. 
    Jenny had cooked the candy too long. When she was ready to cut it in squares, it was a rock.
  • 2. 
    Sue Ann worked hard on her report. After she gave it before the class, she felt light as a feather. 
  • 3. 
    The old car awoke reluctantly from its night's sleep. Coughing and spluttering, it finally broke into a loud roar.
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    After Marchall climbed three flights of stairs, he had to sit down. He was a puffing steam engine. 
  • 6. 
    Barbara's cake for the contest turned out practically perfect - it responed to touch like a sponge. 
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  • 8. 
    Wiley was very good at chess. "You have to watch him" his father said. "He's a real fox."
  • 9. 
    The day after the rain, the air was clean and fresh. A soft little breeze carried the scent of lilacs.
  • 10. 
    The boy's room was an amusement arcade.
  • 11. 
    Louis is as strong and tall as a redwood.
  • 12. 
    Computers talk to one another.
  • 13. 
    The train whistle screamed as the train flew through the tunnel.
  • 14. 
    The kitchen is the heart of my mother's house.
  • 15. 
    The idea was a fire in my head.
  • 16. 
    The waxed floor was as slippery as an ice rink.
  • 17. 
    Grandmother's dresser drawers smelled like a rose garden.
  • 18. 
    The truck groaned under the strain of its load.
  • 19. 
    The rain formed a curtain of water on the window.
  • 20. 
    All the world's a stage.
  • 21. 
    Big sisters are the crabgrass in the lawn of life.
  • 22. 
    After a week without rain, the flowers begged to be watered.
  • 23. 
    The ball was thrown like a bullet.
  • 24. 
    The moon peeked out from behind the clouds.
  • 25. 
    The wide rock ledge was a safe harbor for the weary mountain climbers.
  • 26. 
    Fall leaves were strewn like confetti on the path.
  • 27. 
    The green vines wound their arms around the rusty gate.
  • 28. 
    Fran's new car turned out to be a lemon.