Simile and Metaphor
A simile is a phrase or sentence that compares one thing to another using the words 'like' or 'as', usually to describe something that have certain qualities in common.
Example :- He fights like a lion.
An implied comparison between two unlike things that actually have something important in common. A comparison between two unlike things without using the word 'like' or 'as'
All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;
They have their exits and their entrances;
(William Shakespeare, As You Like It, 2/7)
Similes for being Happy
Happy as a lark
Happy as a clam
Happy as a duck in Arizona (Negative)
Similes and Metaphor
|Her heart is like gold.||Her heart is gold.|
|The world is like a stage.||The world is a stage.|
|He eats like a pig||He is a pig.|
|You are like a rock||You are a rock.|
|Your eyes are like sunshine||You are my sunshine.|
|Poor as dirt||Sea of sand.|
|A room without books is like a body without a soul||Books are the mirrors of the soul.|
SIMILES or METAPHOR?
- 1) She is as sweet as candy.
- 2) My dad is a bear.
- 3) Bob runs like a deer.
- 4) The bar of soap was a slippery eel.
- 5) His smile is big like the ocean.
- 6) The willow's music is like a soprano.
- 7) It's raining cats and dogs.
- 8) She slept like a log.
- 9) His paintbrush was a magic wand in his hand.
- 10) He is as thin as a rail.
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