Welcome to the Saturday Mix – Mad About Metaphor, 17 August 2019!
This week we are dipping our toes into the pool of METAPHOR. Our challenge is all about the use of metaphor in our writing. You will need to use the metaphor provided in your response – which can be poetry or prose.
Our metaphor this week is:
– Don’t shoot the messenger.
You may be asking yourself, How can I use metaphor in my writing?
Luckily, yourdictionary.comhas some examples for you.
Simply put,a metaphoris a figure of speech containing an implied comparison. With metaphors, words or phrases that are ordinarily applied to one thing are applied to something you wouldn’t necessarily pair it with. Metaphors are members of thefigurative languagefamily, which also include elements likesimiles,onomatopoeia, andpersonification.
Common Metaphor Examples
Some famous metaphors have become part of our everyday speech and are frequently used in writing…
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