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Dear Mr Sorensen,
My name is Mansour Shamsaeefard, MA student of English Translaion at Fars Science and Research University. For my research, I tried to find all the similes in the tragedy of Hamlet and analyse their translations into Persian. In some cases I am not sure whether they are similes or not. Of course in few cases I have such a problem. I wonder if you could help me with that. I'd be really grateful.
Yours sincerely,
Mansour Shamsaeefard


I'm a bit busy right now, and may need to take a short vacation from

To understand similes, have you checked Wikipedia's entry; it seems very helpful:

If you still need help, write again with specific examples in a couple of days.

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I am an authority on the complete works of Shakespeare, and can answer any questions relating to his plays, poetry and life. I specialize in interpretation, double-meanings and translation into modern language.


I was a top-rated Allexperts expert on this same subject several years ago.

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Three years of studying English literature at the University of Aarhus, Denmark

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