Figurative Language in "By the Waters of Babylon"

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Published on June 25, 2008

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Slide 1: Words. Words. Words. Figurative Language in “By the Waters of Babylon” . Slide 2: Metaphors and Similes Figures of speech which compare two unlike objects; Do not use “like” or “as” Figures of speech which compare two unlike objects; Do use “like” or “as” “Truth is a hard deer to hunt.” “There was a roaring in my ears like the rushing of rivers.” Truth is elusive; easy to waste. The sound was loud. . Slide 3: Theme the central concern, message, or purpose of a literary work. expressed as a generalization about people or life. in other words: the moral or lesson . Slide 4: “My spirit was a cold stone.” “…my knees like water.” “My knowledge was a squirrel’s heap of winter nuts.” “The sound, like the buzzing of bees in my head…” . Slide 5: My spirit was a refrigerator. …my knees like Jello. My knowledge was an Ipod Nano. The sound, like a racecar in my head… . Slide 6: We must be careful with knowledge. Use it wisely. Theme . Slide 7: Words. .

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