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Similes make comparisons of two things using the words "like" or "as." For example, "The car was as red as an apple." Similes can also use the words "than" or "as if," such as in, "She was larger than life," and "He work... More »

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Some examples of love similes include: My love is like a burning flame Our love was as never-ending as the sky My love blossomed like a spring flower According to Princeton University, a simile is a comparison between tw... More »

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An example of a good simile for a child is “As cold as a dog’s nose,” and an example of a metaphor is “He was a lion in battle.” A simile is a comparison using “like” or “as,” while a metaphor compares two things without... More »

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Some familiar similes are "strong as an ox," "fast as lightning," "heart as cold as ice," "slow as a snail" and "dry as a bone." Similes use the words "like" or "as" to compare two different objects. More »

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Euphony is using several words with long vowels rather than short vowel sounds in the line of a poem, such as including words like "rain" and "day." Another example is using words that rhyme with each other or have simil... More »

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Edgar Allan Poe's sombre diction in "The Raven" and Walt Whitman's hopeful words in "A Glimpse" are two opposite examples of diction in literature. "Diction" refers to the words the writer chooses to use to express his t... More »

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Some examples of love similes include: My love is like a burning flame Our love was as never-ending as the sky My love blossomed like a spring flower According to Princeton University, a simile is a comparison between tw... More »

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