Fahrenheit 451 Part 3 Figurative Language Flashcard Example #16491

I’ve hit the bull’s-eye
idiom
a beetle-taxi
metaphor
her mouth gone, without lipstick
hyperbole
gobbledegook
idiom
Their covers were torn off and spilled out like swan feathers
simile
The books leapt and danced like roasted birds
simile
one huge bright yellow flowers of burning
metaphor
great islands of perspiration drenching his armpits
metaphor
The last rolling thunder of the avalanche stoned down about his ears
metaphor
hiss like a great mouthful of spittle banging a red-hot stove
simile
a bubbling and frothing as if salt had been poured over a monstrous black snail
simile
twisted in on himself like a charred wax doll
simile
a bloom of fire
metaphor
a single wondrous blossom that curled in petals
metaphor
The other was like a chunk of burnt pine log
simile
a shower of silver needles gushed up the length of the calf
metaphor
The pains were spikes driven in the kneecap
metaphor
then only darning needles
metaphor
then only common ordinary safety pins
metaphor
the prickling was like someone blowing a spray of scalding water on that leg
simile
he felt that Faber was really dead, baked like a roach
simile
It seemed like a boatless river
simile
a gas station, a great chunk of porcelain
metaphor
a great whirling whisper
personification
it seemed someone had blown the gray head off a dry dandelion flower
analogy
Two dozen helicopters flurried, wavering indecisive, three miles off like butterflies puzzled by autumn
analogy
His lungs were like burning brooms in his chest
simile
He kept moving them from hand to hand as if they were a poker hand he could not figure
simile
the helicopters falling falling like the first flakes of snow
simile
the helicopters fluttered like torn pieces of paper in the sky
simile
I can’t breathe
hyperbole
It’s a wonder it didn’t show on me, like fat
simile
hole up
idiom
The sweat of his hand hung from the doorknob, invisible but as numerous as the jewels of a small chandelier
simile
He was a luminous cloud, a ghost that made breathing once more impossible
metaphor
came the helicopters like a grotesque flower
simile
The circus must go on
idiom
kept his eye peeled
idiom
The Hound, like autumn, come cold and dry and swift
simile
his breath, like a doubled fist, in his chest
simile
The helicopters were closer, a great blowing of insects to a single light source
analogy
the million odors on a wind
hyperbole
Another year ticked by in a single hour
hyperbole
you look like hell
idiom
he did a million things in his life
hyperbole
to hell with that
idiom
Now, a full three seconds, all of the time in history
hyperbole
we’ll build the biggest ******* steamshovel in history and dig the biggest grave of all time and shove war in and cover it up
analogy
The day was brightening all about them as if a pink lamp had been given more wick
analogy

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *