OUT OF MY MIND Arielle Tenner (Metaphor: A figure of speech stating two…
OUT OF MY MIND Arielle Tenner
: Giving human qualities to things and ideas.
The furnace coming alive. pg.5 Words need a voice pg.8 color brings life.pg.40 you're a smart little cookie.pg.43 magic thumbs.pg.46 the blue fish will run away.pg.48
yellow brick road had lost some of its magic glow.pg.70 her face was almost glowing.pg.95 the stars are putting on a show.pg.2 words float.pg.165
A comparison using like or as.
"Words have always swirled around me like snowflakes" pg.1 "Words were like sweet liquid gifts." pg.2 "
I slide out of that wheelchair like spaghetti.pg.9 He took a deep breath of air like a swimmer coming out of water.pg.36 flowed around as easily as her clothing.pg.48
I was on my back stuck like a turtle.pg.42 like she was chewing gravel.pg.44 She smelled different like new soap.pg.71 My jaws felt like steel bars.pg.85 like she was chewing gravel.pg.44
:repeated constant sounds at the beginning of words.
the smell of spilled sour soy milk. pg.10 Big booming, Beethoven.pg.5 Stupid six-foot Styrofoam snow man.pg.30 Spoon slurp swallow.pg.80
gobbled gigantic green.pg.72 sorry she was so sad and so scared.pg.75 some serious smarts!pg.103 She snorted snot.pg.94
Singing some stupid.pg.165 Dimwit dimming.pg.109
:Words whose sound suggest it's meaning
turn my head to watch the little dust things that floated in it, and
pg.11. Freddy go
:An extravagant exaggeration.
I've watched those things a million times. pg.4 Dr.Hugely, even though he had been to college for like a million years. pg.22
They work perfectly.pg.46 Bring her back in 20 years.pg.41 Oh gag me!pg.41 face was almost glowing.pg.95
blast from her CD player all day long.pg.5 falling on the floor a million times.pg.107 but it may as well have been a million miles away.pg.42
: A figure of speech stating two thing are similar.
Jazz makes me itch. pg.6 Deep within me words pile up in huge drifts. pg.1
My parents have always blanketed me in conversation.pg.2 Mountains of phrases and sentences and connected ideas. pg.2 You're a smart little cookie. pg.43
Out exploded a flash of wriggling gold fun.pg.65 Reminds me of a television grandmother.pg.92 Comparing my new chair to my old one.pg.90
Comparing a Mercedes to a skateboard.pg.90 Music sounding orangey yellowish.pg.62
Jazz makes me itch. pg.6
Jazz music drives my mom crazy. pg.6
: A phrase that has a meaning different from the dictionary definition.
Was she nuts? pg.42 That makes dad crack up. pg.82 Dirty jokes pg.84
gobbled them up.pg.47 you're a smart little cookie. pg.43 started hanging out with Ms.V. pg.39
Melodie can be a handful. pg.41 rolled with laughter. pg.85 fixed dinner pg.85