Aristotle once wrote, “to be a master of metaphor is a sign of genius.”
And the best way to master the metaphor? Devour lots of good metaphor examples!
So, we’ve compiled a giant list of metaphors from content marketing, literature, famous speeches, and pop culture to give you a go-to resource. You’ll also learn:
- How metaphors and figurative language are related;
- The differences between metaphors and similes, analogies, and hyperbole;
- What are the six common types of metaphors;
- Tips for effectively using metaphors in your own writing.
In short, by the time you finish this post, you’ll be a certified metaphor genius.
But before we get to all that, let’s answer the questions people ask most often about metaphors.