497 search results for "metaphor"

A Change is as Good as A Rest

…while.” The proverb has been used to reflect the change that becomes metaphorical in a sense. Example #2: “He is habitual of thinking a change is as good as a…

Lights Out

…to travel the path willingly surrenders it. By using the metaphor of sleep, the poet has beautifully sketched the process of death, which is inevitable. Every passing day takes us…

The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls

…comparison is made between the objects different in nature. For example, “twilight” is the metaphor of old age or the final days of mortal life. The extended metaphor of ‘rising’…

We Grow Accustomed to the Dark

…the metaphor as the abstract ideas of hope, faith and despair that are presented in the form of metaphorical expressions such as “Neighbor holds the Lamp” and “When not a…

The Patriot

Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects that are different. The poem shows the use of metaphor such as the…

A Bag of Tools

…two contrasting things are placed near one another to emphasize the contrast. For example, “That princes and kings/And clowns that caper.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which…

All But Blind

…human ignorance. Imagery: Imagery is used to make readers perceive things involving their five senses. For example, “In his chambered hole”, “In the evening sky” and “The four-clawed mole.” Metaphor:…

A Time to Talk

…poet has used metaphoric expression in the second last line of the poem, where “stone wall” is a metaphor for a barrier or an obstacle such as; “And plod: I…

Lost Beauty

…such as; “And then, only then I realize:/I am not black either.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects that…

A Married State

…careful faces you may spell.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects that are different. The poet has used marriage…