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What is the difference between a simile and a metaphor? (answer)

The easiest way to rememer this is: "S" A Simile is a Stated comparison. (A metaphor is not stated.) Metaphor: The new student was a little tornado gathering strength. Simile: The new student was like a volcano overflowing with angry lava. If the sentence has the word "like" in it, comparing two things,...