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Figurative Language 3 Types of figurative language are: Metaphor, a comparison of 2 things not using like or as Simile, comparison of two things using like or as Personification, the giving of human qualities to an animal, object, or idea
METAPHORE If every life is a river… pg. 1 Incantation
SIMILE I saw the way the soldiers treated this man. As if he were a bird caught in a snare made of his own bones. pg. 8 Incantation
Personification …a monster set loose in our midst. The fire was his breath, the jeers all around were his snarls. pg. 11 Incantation
Hyperbole An exaggeration so great no one would ever believe it. He made my skin crawl.
Remember the 6 active reading strategies….. Predict Visualize Connect Question Clarify Evaluate
While reading…Ashes Use the 6 active reading strategies Look for figurative language. Note pages where you are recording your information using 2 column notes (summer reading ) WhereWhat Happened
Reflection: Why would Estrellas Mother feel the following is a secret never to be spoken? all people are made from the same dust. When our days here are gone, all men and women enter the same garden. My mother had put a finger to her lips when she had told me this. She taught me some of what she had learned from her father, secret things I must never repeat.