A Sound of Thunder Figurative Language (Similies (Arms with hands that…
A Sound of Thunder Figurative Language
Arms with hands that might pick up and examine men like toys.
Its armored flesh glittered like a thousand green coins.
Eckels said, "Im shaking like a kid" (Top of Page 6)
Like a stone stone idol, like a mountain avalanche, tyrannosaurus fell.
There was a sound like a gigantic bonfire burning all of Time.
It was standing by a wrecked locomotive or a steam shovel at quitting time all valves being released or levered tight
The butterfly an exquisite thing a small thing that could upset balances and knock down a line of small dominoes and then big dominoes and then gigantic dominoes all down the years across time.
the pterodectals were described as gigantic bats of delerium and night fever
Time was a film run backwards suns fled and 10,000,000 moons fled afterwards
The sign on the wall seemed to quaver under a film of sliding warm water.
The T-Rex was so large it could reach up and grab the moon
Eckels asks "Does the safari guarantee I come back alive." (Page 1) The official said, "we guarantee nothing except the dinosaurs." (Page 1)
The presidential election which was brought up in the begging of the story and they were grateful that Keith became president and they had nothing to worry about.
Roses sweeten the air
The smell of tar and old salt sea
A windstorm from the beast's mouth engulfed them in the stench of slime and old blood.
He heard Travis shiift his rifle , clicked the safety catch and raised the weapon.
Far birds crys blew on the wind
the thunder faded, the jungle was silent.
His feet sank into the green moss
His face was cold his mouth trembled
they sank wearily into the machine cushions
Its mouth gaped exposing a fence of teeth like daggers
flowers the color of blood
They were showered by the dinosaurs blood and fluids.
One seemingly insignificant event or thing can become something major or change something tremendously.