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Student metaphors for the college freshmen experience background and summary entry to college as rite of passage in american culture three types of socialization in entry. I don't believe in repeating the names freshman, sophomore, etc for college a new year should have a new name. Extended metaphor, help my assignment was to write an extended metaphor on freshman year, i have very few ideas on what to compare freshman year to do you have any ideas on how: freshman year is like pacman. Remember freshman english when we all learned what a metaphor was and how it enhanced writing and contributed to the figurative language of literature me neither i tended to be.