Bad Analogies by High School Students

1) Her eyes were like two brown circles with big black dots in the center.

2) He was as tall as a 6’3” tree.

3) John and Mary never met. They were like two hummingbirds who had also never met.

4) The ballerina rose gracefully en pointe and extended one slender leg behind her, like a dog at a fire hydrant.

5) Long separated by cruel fate, the star-crossed lovers raced across the grassy field toward each other like two freight trains, one having left Cleveland at 6:36 p.m. traveling at 55 mph, the other from Topeka at 4:19 p.m. at a speed of 35 mph.