How do you explain a simile?
A simile is a phrase that uses a comparison to describe. For example, life can be described as similar to a box of chocolates. You know you’ve spotted one when you see the words like or as in a comparison.
What does aphoristic mean?
1 : a concise statement of a principle. 2 : a terse formulation of a truth or sentiment : adage the high-minded aphorism, “Let us value the quality of life, not the quantity”
What is the difference between Anaphoric and Cataphoric reference?
Anaphoric reference means that a word in a text refers back to other ideas in the text for its meaning. It can be compared with cataphoric reference, which means a word refers to ideas later in the text. ‘I went out with Jo on Sunday.
What is Cataphoric reference?
Cataphoric reference means that a word in a text refers to another later in the text and you need to look forward to understand. It can be compared with anaphoric reference, which means a word refers back to another word for its meaning. ‘When he arrived, John noticed that the door was open’.