In the previous chapter we saw examples of the usefulness of metaphors in key messages. We will now explore them further, along with similes. Metaphors and similes are such a part of everyday language that it is almost impossible to have a conversation without hearing them or using them ourselves.
A metaphor is defined as a figure of speech that contains an implied comparison, for example:
A simile explicitly indicates that one thing is similar to another, for example:
Metaphors and similes really do lend themselves to the expression of ideas in pictures. This means that they are an ideal way to share thoughts and ideas.