Send the link below via email or IMCopy
Present to your audienceStart remote presentation
- Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
- People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
- This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
- A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
- Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article
Do you really want to delete this prezi?
Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.
Make your likes visible on Facebook?
Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.
Simile and Metaphor
Transcript of Simile and Metaphor
A simile is a comparison using like or as.A simile is where two things are directly compared because they share a common feature.
Her eyes twinkled
How to make a simile
In order to make a simile we must
1.) Determine the subject.Example "Jane" or "Jane's weight"
2.)Describe the subject. Example you describe Jane or Jane's weight as very light.
3.) Compare the subject to another thing similar to the subject.
4.)Use "as" or "like" in comparing the two things.
5.)So the simile for the example could be "Jane is as light as a feather.
A metaphor is a comparison between two unlike things not using the word “like” or “as” to make the comparison. The greater the difference between the two things being compared, the better the metaphor.
1.)Her home was a prison.
2.)John is a real pig when he eats.
3.)My father is a rock.
4.)You are a couch potato.
1.)Anna was as cold as ice.
2.) Daniel's teeth was as sharp as a knife.
3.) Emma was as tall as a giraffe.
How to make a metaphor
1.)Determine the subject . Example "Joshua" or "the way Joshua eats"
2.) Describe the subject. As an example you can describe Joshua by the way he eats , maybe he eats like a pig.
3.)Make the sentence by not using "like" or "as".
4.) Some words you can use are "is" , "was" or "are"
Find The Meaning
1.)The bird fired a white missile, which exploded on my windshield.
2.) Her long hair is an ocean of waves.
3.)My life is a dream come true!