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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 »

Personification, metaphors and similes are examples of figurative language. They define or describe a person, place or thing by comparing it to another. Idioms and alliteration are other examples of figurative language. More »

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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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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Some of the metaphors in Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech include "beacon light of hope," which uses light as a metaphor for hope, and "long night of captivity," which represents the years of enslavement Afri... More »