Simile

Simile
A stated comparison (usually formed with “like” or “as”) between two fundamentally dissimilar things that have certain qualities in common.

“Life is like an onion: You peel it off one layer at a time, and sometimes you weep.”
(Carl Sandburg)

“Good coffee is like friendship: rich and warm and strong.”
(slogan of Pan-American Coffee Bureau)

O, my luve’s like A Red, Red Rose”

My simile________________________________________________

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3 responses to “Simile

    • Great simile, Lorna, in the process of making your comment — as mixed up as a banana smoothie — I’m not a linguist, but the dictionary suggests that ‘analogy’ is building a more structured comparison. Here’s the quote– analogy —a similarity between like features of two things, on which a comparison may be based: — the analogy between the heart and a pump.

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