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Examples of Metaphor


Post by natttt
Posted on 2011-01-11 10:34:49
Metaphor is the concept of understanding one thing in terms of another. A metaphor is a figure of speech that constructs an analogy between two things or ideas; the analogy is conveyed by the use of a metaphorical word in place of some other word. For example: "Her eyes were glistening jewels".

Examples of Metaphors for Kids:

* A laugh in the sea of sadness
* The noise is music to his ears
* He swam in the sea of diamonds
* His belt was a snake curling around his waist
* Love is a growing garland
* Your friendship is the picture to my frame
* Authority is a chair, it needs legs to stand up
* Once your heart"s been broken it grows back bigger
* His hair is a white snowflake and his hair is a messy haystack
* He is all heartbroken
* The pigeons fountained into the air
* Her hair was bone white
* He tried to help but his legs were wax
* It"s raining men
* Words are false Idols
* Ideas are wings
* Kicked the bucket
* The sea is a hungry lion
* She is a dog when she is hungry
* A heart of gold
* A light in a sea of darkness
* Strength and dignity is what she is made of
* Heart of a lion
* He is the sun of my sky
* Light of their life
* Pull your socks up
* Life is a mere dream, a fleeting shadow on a cloudy day
* Drowning in the sea
* Jumping for joy
* Rolling in dough
* Apple of the eye
* It rained cats and dogs
* Information travels faster in this modern age as our days start crawling away
* Reality is an enemy
* Truth is food for him
* Fear is a beast that Feeds on attention
* Spiritual seeking is treasure hunting
* Life"s journey is a bicycle ride down the hill
* Ideas are water
* Thoughts are a storm, unexpected

Love Metaphor examples:

* Love is a nutrient
* Love is a journey
* Love is a unity of parts
* Love is a bond
* Love is a fluid in a container
* Love is fire
* Love is an economic exchange
* Love is a natural force
* Love is a physical force
* Love is a camera, full of memories
* Love is an opponent
* Love is a captive animal
* Love is war
* Love is a social superior
* Love is rapture/a high
* Love is a thrill ride
* Love is a fine wine
* Love is a garden
* Love is a battlefield
* Love is the air
* Love is an experiment
* Love is like an adventure
* Love is a fragile flower opening to the warmth of spring
* Love is a lemon - either bitter of sweet

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