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A Letter To God

Question 5:

In pairs, find metaphors from the story to complete the table below. Try to say what qualities are being compared. One has been done for you.

Object

Metaphor

Quality or Feature Compared

Cloud

Huge mountains of clouds

The mass or ‘hugeness’ of mountains.

Raindrops

   

Hailstones

   

Locusts

   
   

An epidemic (a disease) that spreads very rapidly and leaves many people dead.

 

An ox of a man.

 

Answer:

Object

Metaphor

Quality or Feature Compared

Cloud

Huge mountains of clouds

The mass or ‘hugeness’ of mountains

Raindrops

A curtain of ...

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