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The Conceit: Simile or Metaphor?

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What is a conceit and is it a simile or a metaphor? Give example.

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This solution explains the term 'conceit' by definition and example, and also explains its relation to a simile and/or a metaphor.

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1. What is a conceit and is it a simile or a metaphor? Give example.

The conceit is a specific type of a simile or a metaphor. By definition, the Conceit is an elaborate, often extravagant metaphor or simile (see below) making an analogy between totally ...

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