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“A mind is like a parachute . It doesn't work if it is not open .”

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  1. “A mind is like aparachute. It doesn't work ifit is not open.” IncorporatingSimiles Incorporating VoiceMake Your Writing Come Alive with Similes

  2. “A mind is like aparachute. It doesn't work ifit is not open.” IncorporatingSimiles Similes are open comparisons. They are clear-cut because the words likeandastell us a comparison is being made. Example: Her eyes were like daggers aimed at my heart

  3. “A mind is like aparachute. It doesn't work ifit is not open.” IncorporatingSimiles Similesare widely used in literature and often used in essays. They are viewed positively and, used effectively, can create powerful and lasting images and ideas. They are also a great way to give your essay spice and character.

  4. “A mind is like aparachute. It doesn't work ifit is not open.” IncorporatingSimiles Be careful not to overuse Similes in your writing. Too many can cause writing to seem lacking in information.Simileswithout substance are empty and weak. They are like unfulfilled promises and are likely to result in lower grades. Consequently, choose your words wisely, especially when flavoring your essay withSimiles.

  5. “A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open.” IncorporatingSimiles Similes can not only make your writing more interesting but also help you to think more carefully about your subjects. Basically, similes are not just fancy additions to writing; they are ways of thinking.

  6. “A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open.” IncorporatingSimiles How do you begin to create Similes? For one thing, you must be ready to play with language and ideas. A comparison like the following might appear in an first draft of an essay: Laura sang like an old cat. As you revise your draft, you might try adding more details to the comparison to make it more precise and interesting: When Laura sang, she sounded like a cat sliding down a chalkboard.

  7. “A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open.” IncorporatingSimiles My best friend and I always did everything together; my mom said we were as alike as two “as alike as two peas in a pod” is a simile. What are you comparing? You are comparing you and your best friend to peas.

  8. “A mind is like aparachute. It doesn't work ifit is not open.” IncorporatingSimiles On the weekend I have so many activities to do that I am as busy as a “as busy as a bee” is a simile. What are you comparing? You are comparing yourself to a bee.

  9. “A mind is like aparachute. It doesn't work ifit is not open.” IncorporatingSimiles My new baby brother is so adorable that everyone says he is as cute as a “as cute as a bug in a rug” is a simile. What are you comparing? You are comparing your baby brother to a bug.

  10. “A mind is like aparachute. It doesn't work ifit is not open.” IncorporatingSimiles No matter what happens in class, our teacher is as cool as a “as cool as a cucumber” is a simile. What are you comparing? You are comparing your teacher to a cucumber.

  11. “A mind is like aparachute. It doesn't work ifit is not open.” IncorporatingSimiles Connect the phrases and images to make your own Similes as delicate as a as dry as as free as a as hard as

  12. “A mind is like aparachute. It doesn't work ifit is not open.” IncorporatingSimiles Connect the phrases and images to make your own Similes as hungry as a as light as a as lowly as a as mad as a

  13. “A mind is like aparachute. It doesn't work ifit is not open.” IncorporatingSimiles Connect the phrases and images to make your own Similes as neat as a as old as the as stubborn as a as quick as

  14. Let’s make each Simileinto a sentence IncorporatingSimiles _______________________________ was as delicate as a flower ___________ _______________________________ _______________________________ was as dry as dust _________________ _______________________________ Green – Basic SimileBlue – Expand to a More Detailed Simile

  15. Let’s make each Simileinto a sentence IncorporatingSimiles _______________________________ was as free as a bird _______________ _______________________________ _______________________________ was as hard as nails ______________ _______________________________ Green – Basic SimileBlue – Expand to a More Detailed Simile

  16. Let’s make each Simileinto a sentence IncorporatingSimiles _______________________________ was as hungry as a wolf _____________ _______________________________ _______________________________ was as light as a feather_____________ _______________________________ Green – Basic SimileBlue – Expand to a More Detailed Simile

  17. Let’s make each Simileinto a sentence IncorporatingSimiles _______________________________ was as neat as a pin _______________ _______________________________ _______________________________ was asold as the hills ______________ _______________________________ Green – Basic SimileBlue – Expand to a More Detailed Simile

  18. Let’s make each Simileinto a sentence IncorporatingSimiles _______________________________ was as stubborn as a mule __________ _______________________________ _______________________________ was asquick as lightening ___________ _______________________________ Green – Basic SimileBlue – Expand to a More Detailed Simile