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Q: A comparison without the words like or as is a _____. metaphor simile
A: A metaphor is a comparison without the words like or as.
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Asked 7/1/2011 12:07:21 PM
Updated 7/2/2011 1:42:59 PM
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A metaphor is a comparison without the words like or as.
Added 7/1/2011 12:17:05 PM
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A comparison that doesn't use word like "similar to", "like", etc. is called a METAPHOR. It is a figure of speech in which one object or idea is DIRECTLY compared to another object or idea. This is in contrast to a SIMILE which uses the above-mentioned "phrases of comparison". Example of metaphor: The volcano is a fiery giant. Example of simile: The volcano IS LIKE a fiery giant. For more info, you may want to check these sites:
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its a simile
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