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Arms and the Boy

…laughing round an apple” and “Sharp with the sharpness of grief and death.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects…

Sonnet 30

…objects. For example in “Then can I drown an eye, unus’d to flow”, the eye is personified. Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is…

Thanatopsis

…the sun”. Here, he compares the age of the hills to the age of the sun. 7. Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is…

The World is Too Much With Us

…sleeping flowers;” The poet has linked the howling of the winds with the sleeping flowers. Metaphor: There are two metaphors used in this poem. One of the metaphors is in…

The Highwayman

…poem. Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects that are different. For example, “The wind was a torrent of darkness…

The Mower

…in this poem has been discussed below. Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects different in nature. There are no…

Across the Board

…social fabric.” Here the phrase has been transformed into a compound word using hyphens. This means equal or similar treatment. It is also a metaphor. Example #3: “His across the…

A Pig in a Poke

…used metaphorically. The blind bargain is used as a metaphor of the deal. Example#3: “Your offer is as deceitful as buying a pig in a poke.” The use of “as”…

Ars Longa, Vita Brevis

…the title of his poem. He presents his pursuit of art as an extended metaphor of his journey with others. They see many things during their trip and conclude that…