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"We are not just a business or a company; we are a family(tell what this passage is an example of)
metaphor
"No man is an island . . ."
metaphor
"Ripeness is all . . . "
metaphor
Her hair was like gravy, running brown off her head and clumping up on her shoulders.
(i swear i didn't come up with these... they are off the internet)
simile
The air-lifted rhinoceros hit the ground like a garbage bag filled with split pea soup.
simile
Confusion heards his voice.'' from Paradise Lost - Book 3 by John Milton
personification
"And like the flowers beside them chill and shiver,
personification
We'll cook it in the oven and
we'll serve it up on China."
exaggeration
"I'm hungry! I could swallow Wales!"
the little giant cried.
exaggeration
"He's no dummy!"
understatement
"That's not bad."
understatement
"It was not an inconsiderable sum of money."
understatement
Clackity, clack, the train rushes down the track
onomatopoeia
Swoosh went the basketball as it fell through the hoop
onomatopoeia
Bang!Ouch! Yuck!
onomatopeia
Clink! Ding! Smash!
Onomatopeia
Ka-boom!
onomatopoeia
Jane lost a glove and she can't find it.
Jane is the antecendent of shek and glove is the antecendent of it
Mary wondered whether she should go to the party
mary is the antecendent of she
The test was difficult for Dave, who had not studied.
dave is the antecendent of who
I saw five fish fly past
alliteration
She picked purple peppers
alliteration
“How nice!” when I said I had to work all weekend.
irony
i said thanks when my sister threw an apple at me
irony
Houston, we have parents!
allusion
PiTTer PaTTEr
consenance
CLiTTeR CLaTTeR"
consenances
blank and blink
consenance
strong and string
consenace
follow the red brick road
allusion
Toenails are my favourite colour, green.
Toenails are a very good source of Vitamin C.
Toenails are what I throw at my sister when she takes too long in the bathroom.
Toenails are the knife of a foot.
Toenails get caught in the carpet and trip you over
refrain
When I was young I used to put a lot of salsa on my chips but now I put cheese on my chips

When I was young I used to play with barbies and now I play basket ball

When I was young I used to ride a on my bike with training wheels but now I ride my skate board

When I was young I used to watch barney and sing alongs
but now i watch MTV and Nickelodeon.
refrain
"He has a brain the size of a pinhead."
hyperbole
"I could eat a horse."
hyperbole
"I've heard that a billion and one times."
hyperbole
15 minutes of fame
Andy Warhol, a twentieth-century American artist most famous for his pop-art images of Campbell soup cans and Marilyn Monroe, commented on the explosion of media coverage by saying, “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes."

-allusion
"What is this i see? Oh Kate, you be going crazy you silly old thing! Oh well... your going to need to take a nap when yo get home." (i'm talking to myself)
interior momologue
Youthful Mercury. "What's this 'ere on the plyte? 'Knock and ring'! Blowed if they won't be harsking yer to 'walk hinside', next!!"
interior monologue
"Oh my gosh! I can't belive she is talking about me! It's ok Kate. Just calm down!" (talking to myself)
interior monolohue
The cat ate the mouse
ate is the passive voice
The mouse was eaten by the cat
was eaten is the passive vioce
"some ship in distress that cannot ever live."
assonance
Hear the mellow wedding bells
assonance
And murmuring of innumerable bees
assonance
Snug as a gun
assonance... i think it could also be allusion but i put it here because it IS an example of assonance
The crumbling thunder of seas
assonance
1, 2, Buckle my shoe.
3, 4 Shut the door.
5, 6 Pick up sticks.
7, 8 Lay them straight.
9, 10 A big fat hen
rhyme
Anyone lived in a pretty how town
(with up so floating many bells down)
Spring, summer, autumn, winter,
He sang his didn't he danced his did.
Women and men (both little and small)
Cared for anyone not at all
They sowed their isn't they reaped
their sun, moon, stars, rain.
rhyme
(point of view)
as john walked to school thinking of emily she couldn't help thinking of him also
omniscient
(point of view)
the teacher was angry at the class and the class was just as angry with the teacher
omniscient
(point of view)
I went to the restuatant
with my friends after school and the food was good but i don't thik lisa liked it.
first person
(point of view)
i could tell she got a bad grade on her final by the look on her face. i was glad i wasn't her
first person
(point of view)
she knew she was introuble. She wondered what her mother was thinking when she found out.
third person
(point of view)
Billy the dog could tell something was wrong but didn't know what.
third person
He went to a party and she opened the door. Her hair! Only a goddess could have hair so fine.
limited omniscient (i think... i looked all over for this one and this is all i could come up with!)