By: Justin Samuels
Uses in Literature
Examples in Literature
As cold waters to a thirsty soul, So is good news from a far country. - Proverbs 25:25
They crowded very close about him, with their hands always on him in a careful, caressing grip, as though all the while feeling him to make sure he was there. It was like men handling a fish which is still alive and may jump back into the water. - A Hanging by George Orwell
Simple vs. Complex Analogy
Example- Horse is to foal as dog is to puppy.
Complex Analogy- it is an implied comparison that helps the reader familiarize and visualize the relationship between the two things.
Example- She was as cold as ice
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