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Metaphor - Glossary of Terms


Metaphor

A metaphor is a figure of speech.   A metaphor asserts that one thing is something that it literally is not.

Examples:

She is a fox. / Paul is a bad apple. / An icy stare 

Interactive example:
 
Brett is still improving. He is a real hope for the future. He's a star. [show me the metaphor]
 
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