Like metaphors, similes are examples of figurative language. A simile explicitly compares one thing to something else, often naming the quality which makes the two separate things alike (i.e. 'She is as fierce as a tiger'). The key words which you will find in similes are 'as' and 'like'.
See how well you can spot the similes which the poets quoted in this quiz have used.
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