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Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Similes and Metaphors! By Yang Teng, Shi Qiang & Ray

Similes:

Kathy Perry "Hot & Cold"
Link: Hot and Cold
"You change your mind like a girl changes clothes"

~ This describes how a person changes their mind by comparing it to how a girls changes her clothes out for new ones.

Selena Gomez "Love You Like A Love Song"
Link: Love You Like A Love Song
"Love you like a love song baby"

~ This describes how a person loves by comparing it to the lyrics of a love song.

Metaphors:

Gym Class Heroes "Stereo Hearts"
Link: Stereo Hearts
"And know my hearts a stereo that only plays for you"

~This describes a person only having one true love by comparing it to a stereo that only plays for one person.

Calvin Harris "Feel So Close"
Link: Feel So Close
"I feel so close to you right now, it's a force field"Ω

~This describes a person's love and caring for one another by comparing it to a force field that would protect the person that you love.

And a bonus...

Alliteration:

Uncle Cracker "Smile"
Link: Smile
"I'm so so lucky to linger in your light"

~This describes the feeling of being blessed by comparing it to a light a person carries after you have wandered around in the dark for a long time.

Personification:

Boulevard of Broken Dreams "Green Day"
Link: Green Day
"When the city sleeps"

~This describes the time of the night in the city where there is very little taking place in the city by comparing to sleeping.

Hyperbole:

Christina Perri "A Thousand Years"
Link: A Thousand Years
"I have died everyday waiting for you"

~This describes the feeling of waiting for a loved one to return while they are away by comparing to dying as the love one is a part of you, and without them you cannot live on.

Thanks for reading!

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