MADELEINE: Daddy, Katy Perry is really bad at roaring. You know how she roars? She just goes, "ROAR." She doesn't even try to sound like an animal.
ETHAN: Well, I think she means it more in a metaphorical way.
MADELEINE: What's "metaphorical?"
JULIA: Wait, did Madeleine just ask what a metaphor is?
ETHAN: Yes. She-
JULIA: (barely containing her eagerness) Wait, can I answer???
ETHAN: Go ahead
JULIA: A metaphor is when you say that SOMETHING is SOMETHING.
ETHAN: Does that clear it up for you, Madeleine?
I think it's safe to say Madeleine totally understands what a metaphor is now.