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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
An original comparison between two unlike things that calls attention to itself as a figure of speech.
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, ...
Practice in Identifying Metaphors
This exercise will give you practice in identifying the elements that make up a metaphor.
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.
Love Is a Metaphor - 99 Metaphors of Love - Examples of Figures of ...
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 ...
Using Similes and Metaphors to Enrich Writing (Part 1)
Discovering fresh similes and metaphors to use in your own writing also means discovering new ways to look at your subjects.
Complex Metaphors - Grammar & Composition - About.com
A metaphor (or figurative comparison) in which the literal meaning is expressed through more than one figurative term or a combination of primary metaphors.
structural metaphor - definition and examples of structural metaphors
Structural metaphor is one of the three overlapping categories of conceptual metaphors identified by George Lakoff and Mark Johnson in Metaphors We Live By ...
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