A metaphor is a comparison that does not use the words like or as. Instead of saying that the object is like something else, you are saying that it IS something else.
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My sister is sweet.
My sister is a ray of sunshine.
It's hot outside.
It’s a sauna outside!
EXAMPLES AND WRITING PROMPTS
My sister is a beast on the volleyball court.
Prompt: Do you play any sports? Use a metaphor to describe how you play them.
The sound of laughter is music to my ears.
Prompt: Describe a sound that is music to your ears.
The candy store is a magnet for kids.
Prompt: Describe what kind of store would be a magnet for you.
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