Mrs D Devil's Arithmetic Figurative Language

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Her stomach felt heavy, as if the argument lay there like unleavened bread.

Simile

Her voice was a soft as a prayer.

Simile

It was a dark blue, very much like a stain.

Simile

A full moon was squeezed between the two of the project's apartment buildings.

Personification

He had a voice that buzzed like the plague of locusts.

Simile

Da da yaynu, da da yaynu, da da yaynu.

Alliteration

No one except babies, like Aaron.

Simile

The moon hung ripely between the air with a strange lilting song.

Metaphor

The moon hung ripely between the air with a strange lilting song.

Personification

A full moon was squeezed between the two of the project's apartment buildings.

Metaphor

A black stove squatted against the far wall.

Personification

It was as clear as if she could speak the language herself.

Simile

She stared at the door as if held the answer.

Simile

I would not go to America even if he sent a thousand letters.

Hyperbole

He would make a donkey look like a joker.

Simile

It tasted real not like dream food.

Simile

A thin strand of light spun out along the horizon between earth and sky.

Metaphor

The curls of smoke feathered out into the open air.

Metaphor

Shmuel, with an arm like a tree and a head like a stone, afraid of getting married.

Simile

Then a small hope suddenly warmed her.

Personification

Gitl took the coffeepot and placed it down with a solid thwack in front of Yitzchak.

Onomatopoeia

Look how the morning flies!

Personification

Imagine leaving those children outside like chickens in cages.

Simile

My tongue is sometimes quicker than my heart.

Expression

Stories seemed to tumble out of Hannah's mouth.

Metaphor

This violin had a piercing tone like a baby crying.

Simile

He stood up slowly, unfolding like some sort of long-legged bird.

Simile

The forest was no boiling with people.

Metaphor

Small houses nestled in a line.

Metaphor

Brown wooden buildings, brown sandy streets, as if it were a faded photograph.

Imagery
Simile

They made a perfect half circle, like a steel trap with gaping jaws ready to be sprung.

Simile

"Your words will fly up to heaven and call down the angel of death with his poisoned sword."

Imagery

Better the fox to guard the hen house and the wolves to guard the sheep.

Expression

They felt like cattle being sent off to be slaughtered.

Simile

From your lips to God's ears.

Expression

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