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Metaphors and similes

A.   Simile :
Definition : A simile is a comparison of two unlike  things using the words 'like' or 'as'.
-   The island is like a star from the sky
-   The lake is as smooth as a glass
-   Hesings like a blue bird
B.   Metaphor :
  Definition : A metaphor states that one thing is something else. It is a comparison, but it does not use 'like' or 'as' to make the comparison .

-   The leaves are a blanket covering the ground
-   The lake is a mirror of beauty.