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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…

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…

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…

Examples of Imagery in Poetry

Imagery is one of the literary devices that engage the human senses; sight, hearing, taste, and touch. Imagery is as important as metaphor and simile and can be written without…

A Bird, Came Down the Walk

…readers perceive things involving their five senses. For example, “A Bird, came down the Walk”, “He bit an Angle Worm in halves” and “I offered him a Crumb.” Metaphor: It…

Bee In Your Bonnet

…little birdhouse in your soul The title seems to be similar to the phrase “bee in your bonnet” used in the fifth line. The extended metaphor compares the blue canary…

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…

I dwell in Possibility

…wide my narrow Hands.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects that are different in nature. Windows and doors metaphorically…