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Metaphor Vs. Simile

Quiz by Henry Meeks

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  • Q1
    What is the difference between a metaphor and a simile?
    Similes are for describing a feeling
    Similes use "like" or "as"
    Metaphors are more descriptive
    Metaphors are for describing an object
  • Q2
    Are metaphors using implicit or explicit language?
  • Q3
    Is this a metaphor or a simile? "The classroom was a zoo."
  • Q4
    Pick the simile
    The wind was like a howling wolf.
    The classroom was a zoo.
    The computers at school are old dinosaurs
  • Q5
    Rewrite this metaphor as a simile, "The wind was a howling wolf"
    the wind was howling
    The wind was like a howling wolf
    the wolf was the wind
    the wolf howled like the wind
  • Q6
    What would you like to do next with metaphors and similes?
    Something else (let me know)!
    Look some up and pick your favorites!
    Write your own !
    Create a short story using metaphors !

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