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Unformatted text preview: in the sun. (directly comparing the farmer’s 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 farmer’s 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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- Spring '09
- Metaphor, Metonymy, Synecdoche, imaginative comparison