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Simile and metaphors

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examples of similes metaphors and extended metaphors

examples of similes metaphors and extended metaphors

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  • 1. Similes, Metaphors and Extended Metaphors By Robbi Gilbert
  • 2. Simile Definition
    • A simile is the comparison of two unlike things using the word 'like' or 'as'
  • 3. Simile
    • “ She’s like the wind”
    • “ He’s as big as a bus”
  • 4. Metaphor Definition
    • A metaphor is defined as a figure of speech, or something that we use to replace "normal" words in order to help others understand or enjoy our message.
  • 5. Metaphors
    • “It’s raining cats and dogs”
    • “His hair was bone white”
  • 6. Extended Metaphor Definition
    • An extended metaphor is one where there is a single main subject to which additional subjects and metaphors are applied.The extended metaphor may act as a central theme, for example where it is used as the primary vehicle of a poem and is used repeatedly and in different forms.
  • 7. Extended Metaphors
    • “ All the world's a stage and men and women merely players.”

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