In addition to alliteration, Owen expands his use of figurative language with the vibrant use of similes as well as metaphors. This is an allusion to animal-like behavior, which shows up quite often in the poem In paragraph 2, Orwell 's analogy of the cause and effect of alcohol abuse to the demise of language is effective because it shows the repeating loop of alcoholism.
Notice in this first stanzathe accented syllables are emphasized. A poem that presents a negative view on society is Dulce et Decorum est. This could imply that the persona is bitter or dissatisfied with the current situation because it is not the one he is supposed to be in.
However, the simple usage of the word is not what is to be noticed. The fighting ability of each is the main point of similarity that the simile brings to light here, rather than any of the other hundreds of characteristics that the boy and the tiger might also share.
Both Elbow and Murray have similarities, for example, using similes, metaphors and examples, but they also have different ways of structuring out their writings or how many references they use, but neither of them are wrong They are used to enhance and stir ones imagination when constructing comparisons.
He is as funny as a barrel of monkeys.
Charles Dickens, in this excerpt, uses a simile in the last line, indicated in bold. The water well was as dry as a bone.