This poem contains both similes and metaphors. 1. Find one simile and one metaphor and copy them into your notes. Be sure to label them SIMILE & METAPHOR. 2. In the Ted-Ed video we learned a simile "admits it is making a comparison." What, is the simile you chose in this poem, admitting?
After reading the poem, choose one question to reflect on. Bring you response to class tomorrow. 1. Explain which metaphor speaks most to "human lives and feelings." 2. Was there a metaphor that made you feel or "know something differently"? If yes, which one and what feelings or knowledge was gained? If no, what about this poem did not resinate with you? 3. At the end of the Ted-Ed video we learned that metaphors are doors to new modes of thinking. Which metaphor for you was "a new world only that handle [metaphor] can open" and why?