Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Section 6: Post A

Post A
3 Examples of Figurative Language

1. Simile - "Drew's eyes were removed, like holes in the ground..." (pg. 254)
2. Metaphor - "She has a heart of stone..." (pg. 264)
3. Onomatopoeia - "Crash, went the book against the desk." (pg. 270)

2 Vocabulary Words

1. Neuroses - a functional disorder in which feelings of anxiety, obsessional thoughts, complusive acts, and physical complaints without evidence of disease, in various degrees and patterns, dominate the personality.
2. Contrived - obviously planned or forced; artificial; strained.  

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