Posts Tagged ‘metaphors’

  • Metaphors Gone Wild

    Metaphors Gone Wild

    March 15th, 2012 | Metaphor and Simile | journalpulp | 5 Comments

    It’s no secret that I will on occasion deliberately mix my metaphors and figures of speech, so to speak, and yet I’ll be among the first to admit that if left unchecked this practice can go horribly awry, leaving even the hottest of your readers ice-cold. Still, I’ll often defend the practice publicly, on poetic […]

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  • Fifty-Six Of The Best (Or Worst) Similies Ever Written

    Fifty-Six Of The Best (Or Worst) Similies Ever Written

    December 30th, 2011 | Metaphor and Simile | journalpulp | 4 Comments

    The following list, which comes from two contests held by the Washington Post, is not new — in fact, it’s been making the internet rounds for a while now — but you’ll never get tired of reading it: 1. Her eyes were like two brown circles with big black dots in the center. 2. He […]

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