Nothing more. I’ve never liked Philippians 1:29-30. This particular example alludes to Aladdin as a “diamond in the rough”, suggesting that despite his rough and unpolished state, he could go on to achieve great things. He s a diamond in the rough. A diamond in the rough, is a diamond sure enough: And before it ever sparkles, it is made of diamond stuff; But someone has to find it, or it never will be found: And someone has to grind it, or it never will be ground; These are the first two stanzas of the poem “A Diamond in the Rough … “Seek thee out the diamond in the rough.” This line is only one of many in the film that compares humans to jewels and gemstones. However, the determination of what kind of yield a diamond will give, and an educated estimation of the color and clarity of a rough diamond, can come only from an expert gemologist with trained, keen eyes. About Press Copyright Contact us Creators Advertise Developers Terms Privacy Policy & Safety How YouTube works Test new features Press Copyright Contact us … It was sung by the titular character, Jafar and Iago. Time is a thief. Literal meaning: 8. "A diamond in the rough" isn't a metaphor, it isn't even a saying. brokenbutpriceless ♦ August 14, 2012 ♦ Leave a comment. Simple elements don’t acquire such formidable structure without a good deal of time and effort. As hard as nails Literal meaning: 10. A Diamond in the Rough. Do you want to continue abusing those skills? Nature takes a while to make a diamond, but the path to analytic thinking … The phrase is metaphorical and relates to the fact that naturally occurring diamonds are quite ordinary at first glance, and that … It may require a little imagination, but it is a good metaphor. Someone (or something) that has hidden exceptional characteristics and/or future potential, but currently lacks the final touches that would make them (or it) truly stand out from the crowd. Diamond in the rough definition is - one having exceptional qualities or potential but lacking refinement or polish. What is a metaphor that is kind of like "diamond in the rough?"? Stealing bits of bread and worthless bobbles? Diamond in the rough. 9 Both diamonds and analytic thinkers are created by time and pressure. Most people who experience a difficult time in their lives will skip past these few … It is simply the diamond hasn't had any work done to it. It is as it was found, in it's rough form. Because of this, painting becomes a metaphor for the capacity to access another world, an idea one where everything is perfect. A Diamond In The Rough by Bradley Ray Wardle. Literal meaning: 9. I'm reviewing a dystopian novel with a teenager as the main character. Saying "A diamond in the rough" is the same as saying "A diamond in its rough form". It looks like the kind of novel you'd find next to Divergent and the Maze Runner, so I presumed at first that it would be a visceral, pandering, fun-but-substanceless read. Diamond in the Rough is a song of Disney's Broadway musical version of Aladdin. I have a confession to make. Jafar: You're the one that I need You're nimble, stealthy, skilled. Diamond miners who recover and identify diamonds, do require some level of skill. (Metaphor) You sit around doing … Next, write the meaning of the simile or metaphor based on the words being used. In the second chapter of the novel, Jess describes his favorite teacher, Miss Edmunds, the only person who encourages Jess to nurture his artistic personality. It’s one those passages of Scripture that makes me uncomfortable every time I read it. Determine whether each sentence below is a simile or a metaphor. You are my sunshine. 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