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On the Pulse of Morning

…devices such as similes, personifications, and metaphors are very important elements of a literary text. They bring richness to the text and help the readers understand the hidden meanings. Maya…

A Pretty Penny

…as a metaphor of hope and a bright future. Example #3 One From One Leaves Two by Ogden Nash “Higgledy piggledy, my black hen, She lays eggs for gentlemen. Gentlemen…

Harlem

…used to make readers perceive things involving their five senses. For example, “like a raisin in the sun”, “Does it stink like rotten meat” and “Or does it explode.” Metaphor:…

Ballad of Birmingham

…But that smile was the last smile To come upon her face.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects different…

A Sight for Sore Eyes

…of himself when he sees Francine. The phrase has been used as a metaphor for Francine. Teddy’s personality is altered in the presence of Francine. To him, Francine is a…

Sailing to Byzantium

…in God’s holy fire” and “Soul clap its hands and sing, and louder sing.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech used for an implied comparison between different objects. There…

Ulysses

…is to give human qualities to an inanimate object. For example, “For always roaming with a hungry heart”. Here, the heart is personified as if it can experience hunger. Metaphor:…

Sonnet 130

…white, why then her breasts are dun; If hairs be wires, black wires grow on her head. I have seen roses damasked, red and white.” Metaphor: It is used to…