"Love is the anchor of soul." Is it a simile or metaphor? Explain.
This is a metaphor and not a simile. The brief reason is because it does not contain the word "as" or the word "like." If it were a simile, it would say "Love is like an anchor for the soul."
Both a metaphor and a simile compare one thing to another. In this case, love is being compared to an anchor. Presumably, love is supposed to keep a soul safe and make it stay in the right place just like an anchor does. But a metaphor does this directly. In this case, it says "love is." If it were a simile, it would say "love is like."
So both figures of speech are doing more or less the same thing, but one does it directly (simile) and the other does it indirectly.