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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…

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…

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…

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…

A Penny for Your Thoughts

…used as a metaphorical statement in the sentence. Example #5: “Words are nothing but merely a penny for your thoughts.” The phrase has turned this sentence into a metaphor which…

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…