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By Josie Whitehead
Note: Especially go to: OUR LANGUAGE INDEX for lots of poems containing figurative language.There are lots more in this index than I have listed on this page.
A simile is a figure of speech that directly compares two things. Similes differ from other metaphors by highlighting the similarities between two things using comparison words such as "like", "as", "so", or "than", while other metaphors create an implicit comparison. ie 'as sprightly as a flea'.
See following poems: Similes
A metaphor is a figure of speech in which a word or phrase literally denoting one kind of object or idea is used in place of another to suggest a likeness or analogy between them (as in drowning in money).
See following poems: An Ice-Cream Stream
Personification is: the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something non-human, or the representation of an abstract quality in human form.
See the following poems:
Sweet is the Freshness of the Breeze
There are oh so many more. Why not make your own lists? Good idea? Yes. Josie