Quotations About / On: SIMILE

  • 1.
    The Bible is rich with imagery, symbolism, metaphor, simile, and irony.
    (Walterrean Salley September 2015)
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  • 2.
    The simile sets two ideas side by side; in the metaphor they become superimposed.
    (F.L. Lucas (1894-1967), critic, poet. Style, ch. 9, Macmillan (1955).)
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  • 3.
    Each reader discovers for himself that, with respect to the simpler features of nature, succeeding poets have done little else than copy his similes.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 94, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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