English to Afrikaans Meaning :: simile

Simile :
vergelyking
- vergelykingvergelykings
 

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Noun(1) a figure of speech that expresses a resemblance between things of different kinds (usually formed with `like' or `as'

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(1) his audacious deployment of simile and metaphor(2) Neruda's incredible use of metaphor, simile and synecdoche, among other poetic techniques, frequently confronts the reader unprepared, jolted by the sudden flash of creative spontaneity.(3) Like Pound's ÔÇÿIn A Station of the Metro,ÔÇÖ Piombino uses juxtaposition rather than simile and metaphor; schools are never said to be machines or directly like machines.(4) A creative synthesis of imagery and symbol, simile and metaphor - ideal vehicles for the accommodative range of the stream of consciousness narrative mode - helps to unfold the character, plot and the denouement.(5) The entire paragraph, like this opening sentence, is much like a poem in its awareness of sound and rhythm, in its dependence upon simile and metaphor to imply a relationship among memory, writing, and music.(6) In those early books, the poems feel like perfectly calibrated contraptions of metaphor and simile .(7) And he didn't apologize, it wasn't beautiful language, it wasn't all metaphors and similes and onomatopoeia, and it wasn't, you know, packed with symbolism that you had to analyze.(8) By using irony, similes , and symbols, to name a few, Crane ÔÇÿpaintsÔÇÖ a vivid picture of what life was like for the fragile Henry Fleming.(9) We would run through the text looking for Australian spelling, any Australian slang and sayings, and other ÔÇÿAustralianismsÔÇÖ including Australian-specific metaphors or similes .(10) But the greatest fun of the book comes from the rhyming sentences that bear many vivid metaphors, similes and puns.(11) It is told in the high formal style, filled with rhetorical speeches, invocations, elaborate similes , and long ÔÇÿcataloguesÔÇÖ of names, places, and armies.
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Synonyms
M
1. analogy ::
analogie
2. likeness ::
gelykenis
3. comparison ::
vergelyking
4. parallelism ::
parallelisme
5. simile ::
vergelyking
6. similarity ::
ooreenkoms
7. analogical knowledge ::
analogiese kennis
Different Forms
simile, similes
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