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Metaphors and Similes - Instructional Resources
Excellent instructional resources for teaching with metaphors and similes. ... Use songs with metaphors to help teach students about this figure of speech. Share.
Songs With Metaphors - Secondary Education - About.com
Use songs with metaphors to help teach students about this figure of speech.
Songs With Similes - Secondary Education - About.com
The difference between the two is that while similes use words such as "like" and "as" in them, metaphors do not. "He is such a pig," is an example of a metaphor.
metaphor - definitions and examples - figures of speech
Types of Metaphors: absolute, burlesque, catachrestic, complex, conceptual, conduit, conventional, creative, dead, extended, grammatical, kenning, mixed, ...
Figurative Language Exercise: Metaphors and Similes
The eight passages in this exercise are richly developed with metaphors and similes. Your job is to identify these figures of speech and explain their ...
creative metaphor - definition and examples of creative metaphors
"By using metaphors, much more can be conveyed, through implication and connotation, than through straightforward, literal language. Take the case of . . . that ...
Love Is a Metaphor - 99 Metaphors of Love - Grammar & Composition
As this rich collection of 99 metaphors demonstrates, love has been compared to everything from a jewel and a fevered dream to a snowmobile and an ...
Practice in Identifying Metaphors
This exercise will give you practice in identifying the elements that make up a metaphor.
Humaphors: The Top 10 Metaphors of Stephen Colbert - Examples ...
("Battle of the Metaphors" on The Colbert Report, April 19, 2007); Iraq Trail mix. I see this as a metaphor for Iraq itself. Well, you've got the nuts and the raisins, ...
Using Metaphors and Similes Effectively - Writing Tips
In addition to creating striking images to make our writing more interesting, similes and metaphors can be used to clarify and convey ideas.
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