Figurative Language

Metaphors

What is a metaphor

A metaphor is a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable. (relevant or appropriate)

Examples

  • He drowned in a sea of grief.
  • She is fishing in troubled waters
  • The snow is a white blanket.
  • The hospital was a refrigerator.
  • The classroom was a zoo

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