Forrest Gump: Life Is Like a Box of Chocolates
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Language Arts → Literary Devices → Simile
Language Arts → Figurative Language → Simile
Language Arts → Literary Devices → Hyperbole
Language Arts → Literary Devices → Aphorism
Forrest introduces himself to a stranger after she sits down next to him on a park bench. He offers her chocolate and tells her about his mama.
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What is the figurative language being used? How does it compare life?
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This clip is associated with the following standards:
Common Core State StandardsExplain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.
Common Core State StandardsInterpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
Common Core State StandardsInterpret figures of speech (e.g., personification) in context.
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