|An explicit comparison, often (but not necessarily) employing "like" or "as."|
|My love is
like a red, red rose Robert Burns
Her hair was like gravy, running brown off her head and clumping up on her shoulders.
The day we passed together for a while
You are like a hurricane: there's calm in your eye, but I'm getting blown away Neil Young
The air-lifted rhinoceros hit the ground like a garbage bag filled with split pea soup.
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|Sources:||Aristotle 3.11.11; Quintilian 8.6.8; Melanchthon a8r|