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Metaphors
Song For Teaching Grammar - Lyrics and Sound Clip
Kathleen Wiley


This song is available on Kathleen Wiley's English: Sing Your Way to Easy Learning

Lyrics:

So what is a metaphor for? A metaphor compares 2 things
Without using like.... without using as...
Metaphors make language sing!!

So what can a metaphor do? A metaphor compares for you
Two things to make interesting language for all to read....
Metaphors compare just 2....

Tom is a brick.... She is a squirt.....
Bill is a tower of strength on the earth...
Ann is a rock... He is a stick...
Mary's an answer to prayer! That was quick!!!

She is a princess.... He is a toad.....
That car's a pile of junk on the road...
That shirt is history.... This book is trash.....
And if you buy it you've wasted your cash...

So here's what a metaphor's for....
A metaphor compares 2 things...
Without using like.... without using as...
Metaphors compare 2 things

So when you are writing anew
A metaphor's waiting for you
Just compare 2 things
And see what life brings
But metaphors seldom are true....!!!!!
Just remember that metaphors seldom are true!!!

 

See more of our Grammar, Punctionation and Spelling Song Lyrics

Many thanks to Kathleen Wiley for permission to publish these lyrics.
© Funtime Learning, Inc. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

 


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