Similiesand metaphors

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  • Similiesand metaphors

    1. 1. Similes andMetaphors
    2. 2. So . . . what is a simile?
    3. 3. A simile is:a figure ofspeech in which two unlikethings are compared, as in“she is like a rose.” In asimile, there are wordssuch as a “like” or “as” or“similar to” comparing twounlike things.
    4. 4. Examples of Similes: She was similar to a rose. The castle was as big as a mountain.The cat looked like a monster in the darkness. What words show you these are similes?
    5. 5. Examples of Similes: She was similar to a rose. The castle was as big as a mountain.The cat looked like a monster in the darkness. What words show you these are similes?
    6. 6. What is a metaphor?
    7. 7. A metaphor is a figure of speech in whicha comparison is made between two unlike things.
    8. 8. Examples of metaphors: He is a beast. That kid is a gem. Those men are just scared kittens.Notice: These words are not adjectives, they are nouns. A metaphor is a thing that is said to be another thing.
    9. 9. Which is a simile and which is a metaphor? Jerry is as big as a bear. Arlene looks like a cat. Those people are snakes.
    10. 10. Which is a simile and which is a metaphor? Jerry is as big as a bear. simile Arlene looks like a cat. simile Those people are snakes. metaphor
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