Chilly: It's been a little chilly around the office since Mr. He was like a lion in the fight Something may be as red as a beet, as beautiful as a flower, as bright as the sun, as ugly as a … troll, or as slow as a snail. So long as you are vigilant a … nd walk warily with thought and care, so long will it give you its aid; but look away for an instant, be heedless or forgetful, and it has you by the throat. Personification occurs when a writer gives human characteristics, such as actions and emotions, to an inanimate object. You can use these devices to create surprising descriptions of your storm.
Homer Pope Loud as the surges when the tempest blows. Season: It is the season of change. Cloud: The event was clouded over by protests. The police officer is as tough as nails. When y … ou finish the lessons, you'll swim like a fish. By comparing the person to something else, you add emphasis to what they're doing or how they're acting.
Geoffrey Chaucer Loud as a kings defiance. The next example of smell is on page 4 when it says. Then it sounded like five weak fingers rapping on the windowpane, the same gentle fingers that used to comb and braid Alice's hair. Anonymous Loud as Tom of Lincoln. She, or he, sounds like incoming artillery.
Hardship is a precipitate from above. A lack of will is a lack of destination. As easy as pie As fat as a pig As fit as a fiddle As flat as a pancake As free as a bird As fresh as a daisy As funny as a balloon As gentle as a lamb As good as gold As happy as a clown As happy as a lark As happy as Larry As happy as a rat with a gold tooth As hard as nails As high as a kite As hoarse as a crow As hot as hell As hungry as a bear As hungry as a wolf As innocent as a lamb As keen as mustard As large as life As light as a feather As light as air As likely as not As lowly as a worm As mad as a hatter As mad as a hornet As mad as the march hare As merry as a cricket As modest as a maiden As much use as a yard of pump water As naked as a baby As neat as a pin As nutty as a fruitcake As obstinate as a mule As old as the hills As pale as death As patient as Job As plain as day As pleased as Punch As poor as a church mouse As poor as dirt As pretty as a picture As proud as a peacock As pure as snow As pure as the driven snow As quick as a wink As quick as lightning As quick as silver As right as rain As round as a barrel As round as a circle As round as a sphere As safe as houses As scarce as hen's teeth As sensitive as a flower As sharp as a needle As sharp as a razor As sick as a dog As sick as a parrt As silent as the dead As silent as the grave As silly as a goose As slippery as an eel As slow as molasses As slow as a snail As slow as a tortoise As slow as a wet weekend As sly as a fox As smooth as silk As snug as a bug in a rug As sober as a judge As soft as a baby's bottom As solid as a rock As solid as the ground we stand on As sound as a bell As sour as vinegar As steady as a rock As sticky as jam As stiff as a board As still as death As straight as an arrow As strong as an ox As stubborn as a mule As sturdy as an oak As sure as death and taxes As sweet as honey As tall as a giraffe As tight as a drum As thick as a brick As thin as a rake As thin as a toothpick As timid as a rabbit As tough as leather As tough as nails As tough as old boots As tricky as a box of monkeys As welcome as a skunk at a lawn party As white as a ghost As white as a sheet As white as snow As wise as Solomon As wise as an owl Her hair was as smooth as silk. Scrutiny is harsh weather to one's ideas. The Pedestrian, the protagonist explores his surroundings inan act of rebellion against a world that discourages an inquisitivespirit. Then he stepped off the path. Weather: His face was weathered by a long, troubled life.
Sometimes, it can be difficult to get a certain point across. Or been so tired you slept like a baby? As hot as the Sun. Using specific, active verbs for the storm's motion gives readers a more detailed image of the story's events. The children marched off to class like dutiful soldiers. Suppose I sat by the fire to warm myself up. Loud Loud as a horn.
You're attributing the characteristics of thunder to the person's voice directly, rather than simply saying it has some of those characteristics. Ray Bradbury wrote many stories. Sometimes, it is easy to get confused with the differences between similes and metaphors. Even though this is a business environment, and not a poetry class, similes and metaphors can be quite useful. Though not exactly to my taste, still, by the Thunder and the Lightning! If you are in an English or literature class, it is possible that your first introduction to similes and metaphors will happen when you learn about either poetry or narrative writing. He fumbled crazily at the thick slime on his boots. What Are Some Well Known Similes and Metaphors? A lot of Taylor Swift songs have similes.
One's life is a single day. Sydney Dobell Loud as the sea. After all, they are often used in very similar ways, and really only have very slight variations between the two. And from the great breathing cage of the upper body, those two delicate arms dangled out front, arms with hands which might pick up and examine men like toys, while the snake neck coiled. William Blake Helpless, naked, piping loud, Like a fiend hid in a cloud. Change is natural, occurring in phases, spaced by a lack of change. They scratched against the glass with a soft tap, tap, tap.
Rain: Into each life some rain must fall. William Blake As lowde as bloweth wynde in helle. Wind: The winds of change. This could be friendship or a love that never come true. Read each passage aloud, and then identify the similes that you think are particularly creative, insightful, or humorous. Both are comparisons between two unconnected things.
Clear skies: It's gonna' be clear skies from now on. You'd use it in creative writing to make a description more powerful. Bad events wear the youth from our face. Hail: A hail of bullets. When you open a new message in Mail for Windows 10, start typing a contact's name or email address and Mail for Windows 10 will search the People app and display a list of suggestions for. Dry spell: Business suffered a long dry spell. One hundred and eighty million people in 45 countries were blown sideways by the uproar emanating from a young woman pretending to be Russell Brand, or perhaps it was Russell Brand pretending to be a young woman.