Similes Sentence Examples
He is named in similes as a great warrior, and as such and son of Nut he is identified with the Syrian Baal.
These are the favourite similes of mysticism, wherever it is found.
He reminds me of Rhys Hughes when he includes these extraordinary similes.
They and the new battleships with their graceful sheer and boiling wake evoked poetic similes.
The chief characteristic of Welsh poetry is its alliteration, woven around beautiful similes and metaphors.Advertisement
Sanskrit epic similes differ greatly from the similes of Homer in this aspect.
The novelist's use of both similes and metaphors in her writing brought her scenes to life.
This site is particularly useful for younger students who require an introduction to metaphors, similes, and certain poetry formats.
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In life, however, its appearance must be wholly unlike, for it rarely flies, hops actively on the ground or among bushes, with its tail erect or turned towards its head, and continually utters various and strange notes, - some, says Darwin, are "like the cooing of doves, others like the bubbling of water, and many defy all similes."Advertisement
Epic similes are more extended similes, which might involve multiple points of correspondence between tenor and vehicle.
Ali cleverly compares the two through Nazneen 's habit of using similes from her village upbringing to describe her London life.
Many contain similes; the ' as ' word is frequent.
The smartest epigrams, the fairest similes, the keenest satires, spoken or sung on such occasions, were treasured in the memory of the hearers and carried by them to their homes.
Proceeding upon such lines as these, the Jews wove together their Midrashic homilies or sermons where, though we may find much that seems commonplace, there are illuminating parables and proverbs, metaphors and similes, the whole affording admirable examples of the contemporary thought and culture, both of the writers and - what is often overlooked - the level of their hearers or readers.Advertisement
Avoid all poetical similes; be faithful to the perfect likelihoods of nature - healthy, exact, simple, disdaining ornaments.