Monday, May 19, 2008

{Verbal Metaphors}

1. I Feel as Free as a Barn Swallow
{target} you
{source} swallow
{ground} freedom
{tension} constraints that people aren't free

2. Light as a Feather
{target} person; Mango; etc...
{source} Feather
{ground} Lightness
{tension} Objects, regardless of subject matter, are not physically at the same weight capacity of a feather

3. Nuttier than Squirrel Pooh
{target} person
{source} squirrel pooh
{ground} insanity or goofyness
{tension} Someone who is nutty and someone who is physically nutty isn't the same thing. What is similar being full of nuts as opposed to whacky?

4. Pink Like Your Flamingo
{target} Vagina
{source} Flamingo
{ground} Both Pink
{tension} One is a bird and one is an orphus

5. Every Cloud has a Silver Lining
{target} Light striking a Cloud - opportunities, situation
{source} negative seeming opportunities
{ground}something that would appear negative and finding something wonderful from it
{tension} sometimes not every negative situation has a possible positive outcome; Plus its always nice to see a cloud on a hot day.

No comments: