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.
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
Memory Tricks and the differences
Just remember simile as like or as and metaphor the oppsite