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So…what are similes?

A simile compares two unlike things using the words like or as to make the comparison. It’s a form of figurative language as well as a literary device and it is used in both prose and poetry. So…does that clear it up? No? Rather than look at the definition of a simile, which is never …

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Similes in Poems for Kids

Writers use similes and other forms of figurative language to create strong mental images for readers. However, before we can expect students to use similes effectively in their own writing, they should read lots of good simile examples in the writing of others. Similes can certainly be found in prose as well as poetry, but …

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