Eg. He was a lion in battle. How to remember the difference. At the end of the sentence, write in brackets whether the sentence is an example of a metaphor or simile. This coffee shop is an ice box! 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. Hyperbole. personification. Simile. Simile or metaphor?• He was like a lion in battle.• simile or metaphor 12. Metaphor. Arnie was a man-mountain. (metaphor) She's drowning in a sea of grief. Hyperbole. —Henry W. Longfellow 12 Dancing like naked fauns too glad for shame. My brother is Doremon. Simile or Metaphor?• 2. she was a swan when she danced.• simile or metaphor 10. —Walter Malone 14 Danced, like wan ghosts about a funeral pyre. —James Russell Lowell 13 Dance like witches in their maniac mirth. metaphor. (simile) The sea lashed out in anger at the ships, unwilling to tolerate another battle. !• It’s a simile!!!! Copy these sentences into your book. I was lost in a sea of nameless faces. I'm starving. Danced in his eyes, as the sunbeams dance on the waves of the sea. Mixed Metaphors - These metaphors jumble comparisons together, often without any logic. This page contains 100 metaphor examples. She froze with fear. answer choices . Hyperbole. (personification) The sky misses the sun at night. (metaphor) She's happy as a clam. SURVEY . The leaves on the ground danced in the wind. Metaphor – “She seemed to float through a cloud of happiness.” “she danced madly, drunk with pleasure.” Simile – “One of those old night-prowling carriages which are only to be seen in Paris after dark, as though they are ashamed.” A metaphor is a figure of speech that, for rhetorical effect, directly refers to one thing by mentioning another. ... Personification. The clouds were fluffy like cotton wool. 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. simile. She is as pretty as a picture. I hope you liked learning about similes… 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. The raindrops danced and jumped on the window. Root Metaphors - These metaphors are so rooted in everyday language and assumptions, we hardly even recognize them as metaphors. Metaphors are often compared with other types of figurative language, such as antithesis, hyperbole, metonymy and 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. personification. I'll just die if I don't go to the party. Metaphor. 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. answer choices . (simile) I move fast like a cheetah on the Serengeti. Metaphor. She was the heroine of the movie. (SIMILE) As slippery as an eel. Great job!!! simile. !• It’s a metaphor!!! She has a bubbly personality. extreme exaggeration. ... She was fairly certain that life was a fashion show. Tags: Question 8 . metaphor. That’s right!! It may provide (or obscure) clarity or identify hidden similarities between two different ideas. You are so smart 11. For example, "In the heat of the moment, she turned to ice and danced to the beat of her own drum." Metaphor. Hyperbole, similes and metaphors are all types of figurative language that help to make your writing more interesting. Last one!!! [5] ... Aghh! I think Jesus brought up the five husbands as a metaphor – a metaphor that the woman understood. 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