Aug 17, 2011
A simile - comparison of two things,
indicated by some connective; like, as, than,
expresses a similarity, things compared
dissimilar in kind such as cunning as a fox
though a human cannot transform into a fox!
Refers to one characteristic that two
things have in common.
A metaphor states one thing is something else,
in literal sense, it is not,
not plainly limited in the number
of resemblances it may indicate,
Simply said, I can be a night owl or early bird,
But the fact is I'm human species!
Surveying prose forms and poetry,
August 17th '11
Recommended reads :
Metaphor by Sylvia Plath
The Eagle by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
The Wind by James Stephens
The Silken Tent by Robert Frost
To See a World in a Grain of Sand by William Blake
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