Fahrenheit 451

What are some examples of shimp in the first part to the story?

Similes, Hyperbole, idiom, metaphor, personifcation

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Shimp is a word we use in school to describe figurative language

S is for simile

h is for hyperbole

I is for idiom

M is for metaphor

and P is for personification


"The electric thimble moved like a praying mantis on the pillow, touched by her hand." (Page 48)


"Classics cut to fit fifteen-minute radio shows, then cut again to fill a two-minute book column, winding up at last as a ten- or twelve-line dictionary resume." (Page 55)


“You don't need an M.D., case like this; all you need is two handymen, clean up the problem in half an hour."


"Her face was slender and milk-white, and in it was a kind of gentle hunger that touched over everything with tireless curiosity." (Page 3)


"It was a special pleasure to see things eaten."


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