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Style

…the readers. He uses metaphor to compare smoke to “incense,” or an “Icarian bird.” He also describes “star-veiling” and “shadowy” and let the readers imagine smoke. Function of Style A…

Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night

…should resist dying, if they have not truly lived their lives. Literary Devices Metaphor: Good night is a metaphorical expression of death Alliteration: Alliteration occurs in sound g in “Go…

The Fault, Dear Brutus

…in our fate, but we are independent to do certain things to change it. Literary Devices Imagery: “Fault” and “Stars” are parts of figurative speech. Metaphor: “Stars” are presented as…

Brevity is the Soul of Wit

…as having a “soul.” Metaphor: The phrase presents “wit” as a living element having a soul. Irony: In its context in the play, it is a perfect piece of “irony.”…

The Garden of Love

…“And tomb-stones where flowers should be,” and “A Chapel was built in the midst.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the…

Card Sharp

…in the nose That ol’ card shark These lines use the phrase as a metaphor for cheaters or and clever people. The poets imply that the world is like a…

Facing It

…their five senses. For example, “The sky. A plane in the sky”, “a woman’s trying to erase names” and “No, she’s brushing a boy’s hair.” Metaphor: It is a figure…

Big Fish in a Small Pond

…almost the same. The whole poem has become an extended metaphor of the poor and the rich and their interaction in urban areas prevalent with capitalist mentality. Example #3 A…