Simile and a Metaphor

By Ceana Deason

What is a Metaphor and a Simile

Metaphor- Is comparing something that doesn't use like or as.

Simile- Is comparing something that is using like or as.

Examples

1. Let's say you use the sentence:" You are a dog". You don't mean literally he is a dog. That is called a metaphor.

2. Now a Simile the sentence can be "I was skinny like stick". You are comparing yourself to a stick using "like" in it. That would a a simile

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Memory Tricks and the differences

Just remember simile as like or as and metaphor the oppsite