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Similes & Metaphors

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FC: Similes & Metaphors | by Jim Holland

1: Simile A figure of speech which involves a direct comparison between two unlike things, usually with the words like or as. | Metaphor A figure of speech which involves a comparison between two unlike things using a form of "be" without using "like" or "as." A metaphor states that one thing is another.

2: Simile | He moved around the house being as quiet as a mouse.

3: Metaphor | He was a bull in a china closet.

4: Simile | She is as beautiful as an angel.

5: Metaphor | Her beautiful eyes are windows into heaven.

6: Simile | He was built solid like a locomotive.

7: Metaphor | He was a bowl full of gelatin, flabby, and unkempt.

8: Simile | He was as tall as a windmill.

9: Metaphor | He was a little fish in a big ocean.

10: Simile | The tipped pass fluttered around like a lame duck flying overhead.

11: Metaphor | He threw a rocket to the waiting receiver.

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  • By: Jim H.
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  • Title: Similes & Metaphors
  • Define and give examples of similes and metaphors using common examples.
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  • Published: almost 9 years ago