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What is the term for simile?

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benmald13 | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 6, 2013 at 10:56 PM via iOS

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What is the term for simile?

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sandrine5 | Honors

Posted February 6, 2013 at 11:14 PM (Answer #1)

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It is a comparison using like or as example I am as tall as a building.

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arjun | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted February 16, 2013 at 5:26 AM (Answer #2)

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Simile is a kind of comparison between two unlike objects and it is made by using the words like and as.

He is as brave as a lion.

He carrie load like a donkey.

This simile is used for figurative language and it is the used by poets with great technique in their work.

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Jyotsana | Student, Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted March 8, 2014 at 10:51 PM (Answer #3)

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Simile means when you compare something using like or as.

For example: As wise as an owl; He acts like an animal

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arrellbelle | Student, College Sophomore | Valedictorian

Posted May 12, 2014 at 7:56 PM (Answer #4)

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Well, a simile is a form of figurative language like metaphors and personification.

A similie is a comparison of two objects or ideas, by using the words, 'like' or 'as'.

Some examples I thought of could include, "He was as slow as a snail" or "He walks like a flamingo".

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zumba96 | Student, Grade 11 | Valedictorian

Posted May 12, 2014 at 11:53 PM (Answer #5)

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A simile is part of figurative language where you are comparing something using like or as. 

Her eyes are as blue as the ocean

He runs like the wind

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nicole8923 | Student, Grade 10 | Salutatorian

Posted May 13, 2014 at 11:08 PM (Answer #6)

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A simile is a type of figurative language where you are able to compare two or more things using the words like or as.

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