The Lorax

The Lorax Metaphors and Similes

The Once-ler's voice (simile)

The Once-ler's voice is described as sounding "as if he had smallish bees up his nose.”

Truffula Trees as silk and milk (simile)

The Once-ler describes the tufts of the Truffula Trees as "softer than silk" and their smell is compared to "fresh butterfly milk."