Metaphors and analogies are comparisons among unlike things that have some certain things in common. Here are some examples: The human eye is sort of a camera. Love is a form of game. Sound waves are just like the circular ripples that spread from a stone dropped in water. Metaphors and analogies often begin with such phrases as, “It’s just like .
“, “It’s the same as . “, and “Think of it as . “. Writers use metaphors and analogies to decorate and liven up descriptions, and to specific feelings and concepts more clearly and precisely. You can use the Metaphors and Analogies Graphic Organizer to raised clarify these ideas on your students.