Learn about Symbolism, Metaphors, and Idioms!
Symbolism is the cultural process of using one thing (a symbol) to represent another thing. Read More.
A metaphor is a figure of speech where you state that something is something else, even though it is not, for literary effect. Read More.
An idiom is a saying or catchphrase that is conventionally understood by fluent language speakers. Read More.
There are at least 18 different types of metaphors. Learn about all of them right here! Read More.
The 7 types of idioms span from cliche to proverb to pure idiom. Know the difference between each right here! Read More.
Idioms and metaphors are often confused, and I can see why! Get to know their differences here. Read More.
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Articles about Metaphors
We use metaphors to help communicate how we’re feeling – especially when we’re in pain! Read More.
Looking for creative ways to describe flowers? Check out these flower metaphors! Read More.
Success is so hard to come by, and so celebrated, that our culture has come up with some great ways to describe it! Read More.
Money is something people spend their whole lives chasing. So, no wonder we’ve come up with some great ways to describe it. Read More.
Nature’s beauty, fragility, and power make it a remarkable subject. So, naturally, there are plenty of metaphors about it. Read More.
Time can be a difficult concept to wrap your head around. Luckily, we have some metaphors to describe it. Read More.
Articles about Symbolism
Silence is used as a symbol in film, literature, and even everyday life. It can symbolize anything from peace to hostility! Read More.
The wind carries with it a wide range of meanings. It can symbolize change, powerlessness, and even destruction. Read More.
Some of us love snow because it’s a symbol of magic and purity, while others can’t stand its connotations with cold! Read More.
Turtles are pretty ‘chill dudes’, or at least that’s the symbolism we ascribe to them! Read More.
The night brings out a lot of our fears of the unknown. But sometimes, in the right moment, it can also be very romantic. Read More.
Water is one of the most powerful symbols of purity. But, like many things in nature, too much of it can inspire fear. Read More.