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Similes and Metaphors

Learn what a Smilie and a Metaphor are and see examples

Marcie Isherwood

on 10 April 2010

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Transcript of Similes and Metaphors

What is a Simile?
This is a Simile
What is a Metaphor?
This is a Metaphor
Is this a Simile or a metaphor?
What about this one?
a comparison
uses the word like
or the word as
a comparison
a way of describing something
does not use the word like
or the word as
of one thing to another
Brian was a wall, bouncing every tennis ball back over the net.
Brian is compared to the the wall because he is strong
His temper was as explosive as a volcano.
What is being compared?
his temper to a volcano
my sister and I are like two peas in a pod
it's a simile
it's a metaphor
Cindy was such a mule. We couldn’t get her to change her mind.
AWESOME You got it
Similes and Metaphors
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