"The Jacket" by Gary Soto Figurative Language

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My cloths have failed me
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personification
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bitter as a penny
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simile
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danced like a champ
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simile
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enough belts to hold down a small town
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hyperbole
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something like bikers wear
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simile
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a jacket the color of day-old guacamole
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metaphor
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peeked at the mustard-colored lining
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I stared at the jacket, like an enemy
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thin as a young tree
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sleeves climbed halfway to my elbow
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I flapped the jacket like a bird’s wings
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then looked over my shoulder as if someone had called me
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simile
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mouth of an open garbage can
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personification
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Frankie T., the playground terrorist
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hyperbole/metaphor
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my arms feeling like Braille from goose bumps
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allusion/simile
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while my teeth chattered like a cup of crooked dice.
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so I went, in my guacamole jacket
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my forearms stuck out like neck turtles.
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no love came to me
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personification
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their heads like bookends pressing air together
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spun our propellers so fast our faces were blurs
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hyperbole/metaphor
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blame that jacket for those bad years
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sad time for the heart
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Even my hands, those fleshy hammers
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the tape peeled off like a scab
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simile
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vicious spelling test
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slipped into my jacket, that green ugly brother
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breathed over my shoulder that day ever since
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personification

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