A metaphor compares one thing to another but it does not use the words, and it does not use like or as to compare, as a simile would. A metaphor is a little like written magic.  The word metaphor [...]


Hyperbole is an exaggeration of speech to create emphasis or effect. Hyperbole is the use of exaggeration in speech, in order to create a strong impression, but it is not meant to be taken [...]

Aventura Adventure

Aventura is a city just north of Miami.  Its gleaming modern high rise residences which line the ocean front and waterways inland give this new planned city an air of glamor and opulence.  The [...]


A cliche is defined as such: cli·ché noun a phrase or expression that has been used so often that it is no longer original or interesting, something that is so commonly used in books, stories, [...]