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Simile and metaphors


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Simile and metaphors

  1. 1. Similes, Metaphors and Extended Metaphors By Robbi Gilbert
  2. 2. Simile Definition <ul><li>A simile is the comparison of two unlike things using the word 'like' or 'as' </li></ul>
  3. 3. Simile <ul><li>“ She’s like the wind” </li></ul><ul><li>“ He’s as big as a bus” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Metaphor Definition <ul><li>A metaphor is defined as a figure of speech, or something that we use to replace &quot;normal&quot; words in order to help others understand or enjoy our message. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Metaphors <ul><li>“It’s raining cats and dogs” </li></ul><ul><li>“His hair was bone white” </li></ul>
  6. 6. Extended Metaphor Definition <ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Extended Metaphors <ul><li>“ All the world's a stage and men and women merely players.” </li></ul>