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Simile is the comparison of two unlike things using like or as.
Metaphor is comparison of two unlike things using the verb to be and not using like or as as in a simile.
He eats like a pig.
Compares a persons eating habits to a pigs eating habits.
Uses the word like to bring the two different ideas together
Vines like golden prisons.
Compares the vines to a prison
4 More Simile Examples
Long separated by cruel fate the star-crossed lovers raced across the grassy field toward each other like two freight trains one having left Cleveland at 636 pm traveling 55 mph the other from Topeka at 419 pm at a speed of 35 mph.
He was as tall as a six-foot-three-inch tree.
5 Find the Simile
We were drawn from the weedsWe were brave like soldiersFalling down under the pale moonlightYou were holding to meLike someone brokenAnd I couldnt tell you but Im telling you now
Two similes in here. Where are they and what items are being compared 6 Metaphors
The little boy gently drifted across the pond exactly the way a bowling ball wouldnt.
The boy drifting is being compared to a bowling ball drifting
The young fighter had a hungry look the kind you get from not eating for a while.
The two looks are compared
7 Find the Metaphors
They lived in a typical suburban neighborhood with picket fences that resembled Nancy Kerrigans teeth.
The smoke drifts upwards swirling into curlicues of tumbling chaos that some mathematicians believe hold clues to the secret of the universe.
Ever the Same Rob Thomas
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