Necking with Louise Essay & Project Ideas

Rick Book
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1. Book frequently uses the literary device of the simile. The Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (on-line version) defines a simile as "a figure of speech comparing two unlike things that is often introduced by like or as (as in cheeks like roses)." One of an author's intents in employing similes is to assist readers in their understanding of the text. Since Eric, the central character, lives on a farm in a rural area, Book uses comparisons that would be familiar to Eric and those who live around him. For example, while describing the frantic action that occurs when Eric's hockey team is playing against the team from the community of Rousseau, Eric says, "For the last couple of shifts we buzzed around Rousseau like flies on a cow pie." Rewrite the above simile so that its new content would reflect the environment in which you live...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Necking with Louise from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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