anonymous
  • anonymous
Compare and contrast metaphors and similes and their purposes.
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schrodinger
  • schrodinger
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anonymous
  • anonymous
I'm not sure if this will help any but to me metaphors are used to make complex ideas or concepts easier to understand while similes compare two different ideas together
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay thx but you tried to help that's all that matters
saucvi
  • saucvi
^what Brina said. Also similes use 'like' or 'as'. Example of a simile: "My heart is like an open highway." Example of metaphor: "She is a walking dictionary."

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saucvi
  • saucvi
The purposes are to give maximum information with minimal words. The purpose of the simile is to give information about one object that is unknown by the reader by comparing it to something with which the reader is familiar.
anonymous
  • anonymous
okay I understand now thx
anonymous
  • anonymous
saucvi I never really could describe similes well or even truly understood them until now so thank you
anonymous
  • anonymous
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