Do you know the difference between similes and metaphors?

by: Ithilwen

Similes vs. Metaphors. These figures of speech are all about comparisons, but are different in their composition. Can you tell the difference? If you've been paying attention in your English classes, you just might. Simply go through the test below and mark whether the given sentence is a simile or metaphor. Then share your results in the comments section!

  1. 1

    Stop making me laugh; you're killing me!

  2. 2

    I'm hungry like the wolf.

  3. 3

    Every little thing she does is magic.

  4. 4

    She was like the sister I never had.

  5. 5

    Life is like a roller coaster, full of ups and downs.

  6. 6

    A book is like a gateway into another world.

  7. 7

    He curses like a sailor, and smells like one, too.

  8. 8

    Her eyes twinkled like the stars.

  9. 9

    All the world's a stage, and all the men and women players.

  10. 10

    Those girls were so similar, they were like two peas in a pod.

  11. 11

    Nancy Drew put the pieces of the puzzle together and figured out the mystery.

  12. 12

    A tornado had ripped through my room, scattering my belongings everywhere.

  13. 13

    My friend was as stubborn as a mule when it came to obeying the rules.

  14. 14

    All men are pigs.

  15. 15

    George Washington is the father of our nation.

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