Similes tend to make you think; metaphors let you feel things directly. Take Shakespeare’s famous metaphor, ”All the world’s a stage.” “The world is like a stage” just seems thinner, and more boring.

From the TED-Ed Lesson The art of the metaphor - Jane Hirshfield

Animation by Ben Pearce

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