Posted by Itsmemario on Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 11:07pm.
Metaphor or Simile?
To laughter and contempt; that she may feel
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is
To have a thankless child! Away, away!
Lit. - Ms. Sue, Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 11:15pm
It's a metaphor.
Lit. - Itsmemario, Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 11:20pm
Okay i understand how it would not be a simile but how would it be a metaphor??
Lit. - Writeacher, Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 11:23pm
What two things are being compared?
Lit. - Itsmemario, Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 11:25pm
serpents tooth and thankless child?
Lit. - Writeacher, Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 11:30pm
Right. And without the use of "like" or "as," it's considered a metaphor.
Lit. - Itsmemario, Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 11:32pm
Lit. - Writeacher, Sunday, May 22, 2011 at 11:32pm
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