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What are Literary Devices

…our sense of hearing. 2. Simile and Metaphor: Both compare two distinct objects and draws similarity between them. The difference is that Simile uses “as” or “like” and Metaphor does…

Hamlet Act-I, Scene-III Study Guide

…happiness as, opposed to darkness, mist, and confusion in the first two scenes. Metaphor Actually, a metaphor is a direct comparison of one thing with another for better understanding. For…

Invictus

…this poem is given below. Metaphor: Henley uses three metaphors in the poem. First, the title of the poem, “Invictus” represents pain. The first line uses the second metaphor as…

Death, Be Not Proud

…quality of having feelings and emotions. Metaphor: There are three metaphors in this poem. The first is used in the opening line “Death, be not proud.” Here death is compared…

A La Mode

…comfort. Therefore, it is a metaphor for the comfort that the clothes provide to the people. Example #2: “Although various music styles have gone out of fashion following the 21st…

Peace of Wild Things

…in which an implied comparison is made between the objects that are different. The poem shows metaphor the metaphor of despair and fear. Personification: The poem shows despair, fear, and…

Success is Counted Sweetest

…know the definition of victory. This stanza contributes to the overall theme of success and its absence as an impetus to achieve it by presenting the metaphor of battlefield and…

All at Sea

…still alone. This poem shows the meanings of the phrase given in its title as well as in the second line. It has been used as a metaphor for the…

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

…Mariner’s life and adventure. Albatross is a metaphor for a mental burden or curse. In “spring of love gushed from my heart” is ‘spring of love’ is a metaphor for…

Chickens Come Home To Roost

…kind at the same speed. This metaphorical poem comments on this phrase using chickens as a metaphor. The poet believes that the chickens, you let loose, gather in the sun,…

The Taming of the Shrew

…been used as metaphors. The title of this play also refers to “shrew.” which is a metaphor. It is a tiny fierce animal that has been metaphorically used for Katherine….

Mushrooms

…tensions and rigidity of the world. Using mushrooms as a metaphor, the poet explains the struggling life of women having less or no value in the world. Although many authors…

Litany

…in expanding the metaphor of love as stated by Crickillon in the epigraph given at the beginning poem. “Litany” As a Representative of Metaphorical Love: Billy Collins opens this poem…

10 Best Epitaph Poems

…1896 and since then has become the best epitaph poem due to being very short, very direct, and metaphorical. The poem comprises just two stanzas with each having four lines….

Ephesians 6:12

…Consonance – The verse also has good use of consonance. For example, the sounds of /l/, /s/, /r/, and /n/ are used continuously through the entire verse. Metaphor – The…

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 Haunted Palace

…throne reflects the highest rank of the lost king. As the plot deepens, the palace, with all its riches and beauties, is the metaphor for the human head. The person…

Siren Song

…different. The entire poem is an extended metaphor for a supernatural theme that attracted sailors to their death. The second metaphor is the deceptive physical attraction. Allusion: Allusion is a…