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Describe an Analogy

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Which of the following BEST describes the rhetorical mode of analogy?

A

A direct comparison between two or more objects.

B

An illustrative attempt to increase understanding by comparing the topic at hand to another topic or concept.

C

A linear description of events as they occurred.

D

A list of potential solutions to a specific problem.

E

An imaginative, but ludicrous, representation of facts.