Posted by Lee on Monday, January 26, 2009 at 11:12pm.
"Listen, your my prize pupil."
Is he comparing the other person as a prize pupil without using like or as?
Is this a metaphor? - Chopsticks, Monday, January 26, 2009 at 11:15pm
yea i think that's a metaphor
Is this a metaphor? - Ms. Sue, Monday, January 26, 2009 at 11:17pm
No, it's not a metaphor. The adjective prize means "worthy of a prize."
Metaphors compare unlike things -- and that sentence doesn't compare anything.
Is this a metaphor? - Chopsticks, Monday, January 26, 2009 at 11:25pm
ah i thought wrong. Thanks Ms. Sue for pointing that out
Is this a metaphor? - drwls, Monday, January 26, 2009 at 11:31pm
And "your" should be "you're"
Is this a metaphor? - Anonymous, Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 10:26pm
distraught like a bird that has felt the graze of talons on its wing
Is this a metaphor? - Claudia, Sunday, June 21, 2009 at 5:51pm
"...the old man rubbed his bristly white wiskers..."
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