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what is a metaphor?

  • 8th grade english -

    A metaphor compares two unlike things without using "like" or "as."

    For more information and examples of metaphors, check these sites.

    http://www.rhlschool.com/eng3n26.htm

    http://grammar.about.com/od/mo/g/metaphorterm.htm

  • 8th grade english -

    It is a comparison between to unalike things NOT using the words like or as.

    e.x. it's raining cats and dogs!

  • 8th grade english -

    another e.x. a spoon full of desire

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