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Metaphor

To really nail this down, think about what kind of elderly man you're talking about. Is he wise, like an old tree or an owl? Or is he slack and tired, like an old shoe? Is his skin deeply...

Latest answer posted January 26, 2016 12:50 am UTC

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Metaphor

Basically, if you're trying to create a metaphor, you're looking for two things that are basically not alike, but potentially have some sort of shared connection or similarity in a reader's mind if...

Latest answer posted July 14, 2012 4:18 am UTC

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Metaphor

Conceit comes from the word concept, so think of it as an idea. A metaphorical conceit is described as an extended metaphor with complex logic. "Complex" just means that the metaphor continues to...

Latest answer posted August 28, 2012 7:53 pm UTC

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Metaphor

The term "figural language" means using figures of speech and figures of thought as stylistic devices to make your writing more interesting. There are many different types of figures of speech. One...

Latest answer posted August 12, 2012 3:16 am UTC

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