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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…

A Bad Penny Always Turns Up

…by a popular novelist of the 18th century, Henry Fielding. Fielding explained that ‘A bad penny always turns up’ has been taken from Greek and that it is a metaphor….

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 Dream within a Dream

metaphor as the speaker says that life is a dream. He explains how dream enters our mind using a metaphor in line sixteen where it is stated as, “yet, how…

O Captain! My Captain!

…equip their simple texts with powerful impacts on their readers. Whitman, too, has enriched this poem, using following literary devices. Metaphor: There are three extended metaphors in the poem. The…

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…

Huswifery

…the imperfections of his soul with His grace. Using the spinning wheel as an extended metaphor, the speaker shows how God can take each part of our life and can…

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…