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Can I use rain as a metaphor for war?

What could rain be a metaphor for?

Rain metaphors can often relate to God, Noah’s Ark, or the delivery of fate (especially for farmers). Other metaphors for rain relate to personification. We can consider rain to be acting upon us – be it spitting, punishing or entertaining!

What is a metaphor for heavy rain?

Bucketing down

Similar to tipping down, bucketing down is another way to describe heavy rain. In its quite literal sense, it’s rain as if somebody is standing over your head pouring a bucket of water on you.

What’s a simile for rain?

Rain – wild, lashing, storming, Like an animal confined to a cage.

What is the figure of speech for rain?

Metaphor: It is a figure of speech that is used to make a direct comparison between two things that aren’t alike but do have something in common. e.g. “Rain” here symbolises money and worldly things, “Wondrous light refers to the light of God i.e. divine light.

What are the 7 deep metaphors?

According to the Zaltmans, there are seven deep metaphors: balance, journey, transformation/change, container, connection, resource, and control.

Is rain of tears a metaphor?

In this operatic aria, Vivaldi musically depicts rain as a metaphor for tears. Exterior and internal worlds collide in a pointillistic deluge: the dark skies weep as we are submerged in sorrow.

Is right as rain a metaphor?

The phrase as right as rain is an idiom. We will examine the meaning of the idiom as right as rain, where it came from and some examples of its use in sentences. As right as rain describes someone in fine health, something in good working order, an idea that is correct, or a process that flows smoothly.

What are some powerful metaphors?

Here are the most common metaphors used in everyday life:

  • Life is a race and we never realise that we are running towards nothing!
  • He is the light of my life.
  • For this whole year, this room has become my prison.
  • Love is a fine wine!
  • My heart’s a stereo and it beats for you!
  • She is happy as a clam.

How do you say rain is strong?

heavy rainfall

  1. deluge.
  2. torrent.
  3. freshet.
  4. wall of water.
  5. waterflood.

What is a personification for rain?

Personification is a type of figurative language in which non-human things are described as having human attributes, as in the sentence, “The rain poured down on the wedding guests, indifferent to their plans.” Describing the rain as “indifferent” is an example of personification, because rain can’t be “indifferent,”

How can rain be personified?

The notion that rain is indifferent is a personification because rain is indifferent to humans. But to say that rain feels unattractive poetically highlights the cruelness of the rain.

What is a metaphor related to weather?

To make hay when the sun shines – to make the most of an opportunity while it lasts. Come rain or shine – whatever the weather/situation. To chase rainbows – to pursue something that is impossible/impractical. To save for a rainy day – to put something aside for a future time in which it may be needed.