This page contains 100 metaphor examples. !• It’s a simile!!!! Hyperbole, similes and metaphors are all types of figurative language that help to make your writing more interesting. Root Metaphors - These metaphors are so rooted in everyday language and assumptions, we hardly even recognize them as metaphors. —Henry W. Longfellow 12 Dancing like naked fauns too glad for shame. A metaphor is a comparison between two unlike things not using the word “like” or “as.” Metaphors can be powerful, but they can also be tricky to identify at times. Mixed Metaphors - These metaphors jumble comparisons together, often without any logic. You are so smart 11. Metaphor. Hyperbole. At the end of the sentence, write in brackets whether the sentence is an example of a metaphor or simile. It may provide (or obscure) clarity or identify hidden similarities between two different ideas. simile. Both metaphors and simile are mainly used in poetry and are used to understand the subject with the help of a compared person, object or action, but they are different. The stars in the sky blinked and winked. Simile. —Walter Malone 14 Danced, like wan ghosts about a funeral pyre. (personification) The sky misses the sun at night. (metaphor) She's drowning in a sea of grief. I'll just die if I don't go to the party. extreme exaggeration. ... Personification. Amir is a live encyclopedia. A metaphor is a figure of speech that, for rhetorical effect, directly refers to one thing by mentioning another. I was lost in a sea of nameless faces. That’s right!! (simile) I move fast like a cheetah on the Serengeti. [5] ... Aghh! So here are some examples of metaphors: He wanted to set sail on the ocean of love but he just wasted away in the desert. Time is money. !• It’s a metaphor!!! The raindrops danced and jumped on the window. She is as pretty as a picture. ... She was fairly certain that life was a fashion show. (SIMILE) As slippery as an eel. Hyperbole. How to remember the difference. I think Jesus brought up the five husbands as a metaphor – a metaphor that the woman understood. Last one!!! Great job!!! Copy these sentences into your book. In the past, I was led to believe that Salome was a sexy woman, an experienced temptress and that she danced in a deliberately provocative manner for her stepfather Herod Antipas, but in real life Salome was possibly just a kid. I have separated the metaphors on this page into two lists. Simile or metaphor?• He was like a lion in battle.• simile or metaphor 12. (simile) The sea lashed out in anger at the ships, unwilling to tolerate another battle. Metaphor. Eg. answer choices . answer choices . Arnie was a man-mountain. I hope you liked learning about similes… The clouds were fluffy like cotton wool. For example, "In the heat of the moment, she turned to ice and danced to the beat of her own drum." This coffee shop is an ice box! Hyperbole. She was the heroine of the movie. The leaves on the ground danced in the wind. He was a lion in battle. Metaphors are often compared with other types of figurative language, such as antithesis, hyperbole, metonymy and simile. metaphor. That’s right!! personification. (metaphor) She's happy as a clam. The main difference between a metaphor and a simile would have to be that a metaphor does not use “like” or “as” in order to compare the two objects with each other. exaggeration (hyperbole) Tags: Question 4 . My brother is Doremon. simile. personification. I'm starving. metaphor. She froze with fear. Simile or Metaphor?• 2. she was a swan when she danced.• simile or metaphor 10. 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