|Writers use many techniques to make their writing interesting to read. One of these techniques is to use what is called figurative language, which is a special way of using words. There are four common types of figurative language. These are the simile, metaphor, personification, and hyperbole.
METAPHORSA metaphor makes a direct comparison between two unlike things. A noun must be used in the comparison. The words 'like' and 'as' are NOT used.
Directions: Answer the following questions. Also, write a short essay on any topic that you can think of. Use at least five metaphors in your writing and underline them. As a homework, read a book and find examples of metaphors.