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In Pairs, Find Metaphors from the Story to Complete the Table Below. Try to Say What Qualities Are Being Compared. One Has Been Done for You. - English - Language and Literature

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ConceptReading Skill (Textual)

Question

In pairs, find metaphors from the story to complete the table below. Try to say what qualities are being compared. One has been done for you.

Object Metaphor Quality or Feature Compared
Cloud Huge mountains of clouds The mass or ‘hugeness’ of mountains
Raindrops    
Hailstones    
Locusts    
    An epidemic (a disease) that spreads very rapidly and leaves many people dead
  An ox of a man.  

Solution

Object Metaphor Quality or Feature Compared
Cloud Huge mountains of clouds The mass or ‘hugeness’ of mountains
Raindrops A curtain of rain The draping or covering of an area by a curtain
Hailstones The frozen pearls The resemblance in colour and hardness of a pearl
Locusts A plague of locusts The consequences (destruction) of plague
Locusts A plague of locusts An epidemic (a disease) that spreads very rapidly and leaves many people dead
Man An ox of a man The working of an ox in the fields (hard work)
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Solution In Pairs, Find Metaphors from the Story to Complete the Table Below. Try to Say What Qualities Are Being Compared. One Has Been Done for You. Concept: Reading Skill (Textual).
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