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ID: 300379888
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300379888

 

Record Type: concept
simile (metaphor, <artistic devices for literature>, ... Associated Concepts (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Type of metaphor where an explicit comparison is made between two different things in order to create a new meaning, generally using the words "like" or "as."
 
Terms:
simile (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,N)
similes (C,U,English,AD,U,PN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  B.BM

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Associated Concepts Facet
Associated Concepts Facet
Hierarchy of Associated Concepts (hierarchy name)
.... Associated Concepts (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of <concepts in the arts and humanities>
........ <concepts in the arts and humanities> (G)
Hierarchy of artistic concepts
............ artistic concepts (G)
Hierarchy of artistic devices
................ artistic devices (G)
Hierarchy of <artistic devices for literature>
.................... <artistic devices for literature> (G)
Hierarchy of metaphor
........................ metaphor (G)
Hierarchy of simile
............................ simile (G)

Sources and Contributors:
simile............  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2001)
.................  Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary [online] (1997-2002)
.................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
similes............  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)

 

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