Identifying A Metonomy Vs. A Metaphor

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Identifying A Metonomy Vs. A Metaphor

Directions: Write whether the phrase is a metonymy or a metaphor. ***A metonymy is often confused with a metaphor.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    He writes a fine hand.
    • A. 

      Metonymy

    • B. 

      Metaphor

  • 2. 
    She is the true angel in my life.
    • A. 

      Metonymy

    • B. 

      Metaphor

  • 3. 
    She is the shoulder I always cry on.
    • A. 

      Metonymy

    • B. 

      Metaphor

  • 4. 
    As the bullet pierced his chest, I watched the life flow out of him.
    • A. 

      Metonymy

    • B. 

      Metaphor

  • 5. 
    He is a snake in the grass.
    • A. 

      Metonymy

    • B. 

      Metaphor