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A simile is a kind of figurative language used in descriptive prose.
True. Whenever you describe something by comparing it with something else, you are using figurative language. A simile uses the words ?like? or ?as? to compare one object or idea with another to suggest they are alike.
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User: A simile is a kind of figurative language used in descriptive prose.

Weegy: True. Whenever you describe something by comparing it with something else, you are using figurative language. A simile uses the words ?like? or ?as? to compare one object or idea with another to suggest they are alike.
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User: Increased leisure time has helped popularize nonfiction as a source of information.

User: Early American essays were very different from their English counterparts

Weegy: True
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User: The illustrative pattern explains something through the use of example or definition

Weegy: illustrative pattern is the development of paragraphs or essays by the use of examples, definitions, comparison or contrast, and supporting detail. sometimes, combinations of two or more of these methods is utilized. True.
MABOO11|Points 655|

User: Newspaper articles that present a particular viewpoint or support a certain opinion are called

Weegy: editorials
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User: Magazines that reprint articles from many other sources are called

User: Emerson and Thoreau were nineteenth-century

User: This French writer first used the term essai to describe his nonfiction writing

Weegy: Montaigne. [ The Frenchman Michel de Montaigne (1533?1592) was the first author to describe his work as essays; he used the term to characterize these as "attempts" to put his thoughts into writing, and his essays grew out of his commonplacing. ]
debnjerry|Points 25508|

User: Nonfiction today is chiefly important as

Weegy: a source of factual information.
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User: Expository writing that proves a particular viewpoint or belief follows the descriptiveanalyticalillustrativeargumentative pattern of composition.

Weegy: Sir/Madam, Can you please rephrase youe question thank you.
Expert answered|beboythewizkid|Points 1278|

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