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Unformatted text preview: in the sun. (directly comparing the farmers skin to leather) 2) Simile an imaginative comparison stated indirectly , usually with words such as like, as, as though, as if and seem. Example The farmers lined face looked like leather, revealing years of toil in the sun. (indirect comparison face like leather) 3) Personification inanimate or nonhuman objects are given human attributes or feelings. Example The building was hanging on grimly to the vestiges of respectability. A threadbare runner (a long, narrow rug) climbed the stairs wearily....
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