Comparatio (com-pa-ra’-ti-o): A general term for a comparison, either as a figure of speech or as an argument. More specific terms are generally employed, such as metaphor, simile, allegory, etc.
Every time I see you I feel like we’re in some kind of video game that we don’t know how to play.
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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu).