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Activity 3:

What are Similes and Metaphors?


“ If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams.”= SIMILE

“It grew in spikes that stuck out straight like the bristles of a nail brush.”=SIMILE

“The beard was a hairy jungle.” = METAPHOR

  • Roald Dahl uses similes and metaphors to help us build up a detailed picture of how Mr and Mrs Twit look.
  • What is the difference between a simile and a metaphor?

Open the document below to find your work on similes and metaphors.