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Metaphors in Erotic Texts

The use of metaphors can make your erotic texts more striking, but there are a couple of pitfalls you should look out for. What is a metaphor? A metaphor is a form of imagery, which is expressed as an implicit (unspoken) comparison, in which an expression (sentence or phrase) has a non-literal meaning that is applicable by (more or less) recognizable attributes. Simpler said: A metaphor states that one thing is another thing. It equates those two thing not because they are the same, but for the sake of comparison or symbolism. Taking a metaphor literally, will probably sound very strange. Take this famous quote from Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare: It is the East, and Juliet is the sun!

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