Thursday, May 24, 2012


Definition:  A simile is comparing two things using like or as.

Example:  The cat was as fat as a cow.

Significance: Similies are important in poetry because it shows a clearer image in the reader's head.  Like when you say a cat is fat.  How fat? The cat was as fat as a cow.  The simile shows that the cat is really fat.

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