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Metonymy

…to metaphor, which is also a figure of speech. As a literary device, the purpose of metaphor is to compare two unlike things without using the words “like” or “as.”…

Figurative Language

Figurative Language Definition Figurative language uses figures of speech to be more effective, persuasive, and impactful. Figures of speech such as metaphors, similes, and allusions go beyond the literal meanings…

Comparison

…comparison examples, we will try to analyze literary devices used to show comparisons. Metaphor A metaphor makes a hidden comparison between two things or objects that are dissimilar to each…

Citation

…Web. 4 Nov. 2014. The Chicago Manual of Style LiteraryDevices Editors. “Metaphor” LiteraryDevices.net. 2013. http://literarydevices.net/metaphor/ (accessed November 4, 2014). APA LiteraryDevices Editors. (2013). Metaphor. Retrieved November 4, 2014, from http://literarydevices.net/metaphor/…

Figure of Speech

…You are sly like a fox. I’m happy as a clam. Metaphor A metaphor is a figure of speech that compares two different things without the use of the terms…

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…

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…

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…

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…