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anonymous
 one year ago
Compare and contrast metaphors and similes and their purposes.
anonymous
 one year ago
Compare and contrast metaphors and similes and their purposes.

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay thx but you tried to help that's all that matters

saucvi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0^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."

saucvi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The 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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay I understand now thx

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0saucvi I never really could describe similes well or even truly understood them until now so thank you

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no thank yall I got an 80 on my test.you guys are lifesavers.
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