FC: Bobby | poetry portfolio
1: similes | comparing two words with like or as | hair shiny as a mirror clouds soft as a blanket cars loud as a sonic boom grass prickly as a porcupine rain soft as rose petals
2: al | percival the power-packed platypus percival prowls pear tree patches percival proudly pulls up potatoes percival pulverizes pink pants panthers percival picks pliable pink petunias | repetition of consonant sounds | alliteration
4: exaggeration for dramatic effect
7: idioms | wet behind the ears slow boat to china pie in the sky
8: metaphor saying something is something else
9: the oven was a volcano the cat was a buzz saw
10: onomatopia | bang, munch, slurp
11: sound words
12: giving non-human objects human characteristics | personification | the engine coughed as it tried to start. the daffodils nodded their heads. the strawberries sang"eat me first!"
13: part of a whole use your head to figure it out his parents bought him a new set of wheels. | synecdoche
14: rhyming couplets two lines that rhyme i can't go to school today.i could not even go for play.
17: the way the poem sounds. drive,drive,drive your car,speedily down the road.