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PowerEd Writing © 2007 Effectively Incorporating Simile, Metaphor, Personification & Idiom Adding Voice to Your Writing
PowerEd Writing © 2007 Similes Similes are open comparisons. They are clear-cut because the words like and as tell us a comparison is being made. Example: Her eyes were like daggers aimed at my heart.
PowerEd Writing © 2007 Metaphor Metaphors make a comparison without using like or as. They are hidden comparisons because, at times, they are difficult to find. When a statement is literal, it is not a metaphor: – The classroom was cold. When the statement is making a comparison, it is metaphorical: – Her voice was cold.
PowerEd Writing © 2007 Personification Personification is giving human qualities to inanimate objects. Example: The wind whispered as he drifted off to sleep.
PowerEd Writing © 2007 It’s fun to write comparisons! My mind feels like My life is as chaotic as clowns crammed into a Volkswagen bug. My mind is a turtleslowly ambling down the road. Simile Metaphor My life is a turtle The pen The house spit out words effortlessly. Personification creaked with old age.
PowerEd Writing © 2007 Idioms What exactly do these sayings mean???
PowerEd Writing © 2007 “All that glitters is not gold.” Even is something seems like it is attractive or worth money at first, sometimes it ends up being worthless.
PowerEd Writing © 2007 “Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.” Don’t complain if the gift you get is not exactly what you wanted.
PowerEd Writing © 2007 “Give someone the third degree.” To use pressure, either physical or mental, to get a person to admit to a wrongdoing.
PowerEd Writing © 2007 “People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.” You shouldn’t criticize someone if you are just as bad as they are.
PowerEd Writing © 2007 “Full of hot air.” When you can’t believe what someone says because they are foolish and exaggerated.
PowerEd Writing © 2007 “Turn over a new leaf.” To make a new and fresh start. To begin again.
PowerEd Writing © 2007 “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” When someone becomes set in their ways and resists learning or trying something new.
PowerEd Writing © 2007 “Catch more flies with honey than vinegar.” You can get more accomplished if you are nice rather than rude.
PowerEd Writing © 2007 “Eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.” When the revenge or punishment is exactly like the crime.
PowerEd Writing © 2007 “On pins and needles.” Very nervous and waiting anxiously for something.
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