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The Children’s Hour

…senses. For example, “Comes a pause in the day’s occupations”, “But put you down into the dungeon” and “Such an old mustache as I am.” Metaphor: It is a figure…

The Barefoot Boy

…“Purple-curtained, fringed with gold” and “Mine, on bending orchard trees.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects and persons that…

Song: To Celia

…might I of Jove’s nectar sup.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects that are different in nature. Here, “drinking”…

Macbeth

…vault to brag of. (Act-I, Scene-II, Lines, 192-5). These are two beautiful metaphors among various other metaphors. The first one shows life compared with toys and second with wine. 13….

Tattoos In The Bible

…a Metaphor “Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me” – Isaiah 49:16 Here, God has talked about divine tattoos. He…

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…

Personification

…Personification is a common form of metaphor in that human characteristics are attributed to nonhuman things. This allows writers to create life and motion within inanimate objects, animals, and even…

Carrion Comfort

…trod.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects and persons of different in nature. For example, in “Not, I’ll not,…

1984

…still hot on their faces. (Chapter-1) The first example shows images of sight, the second one of sound and color, and the third one also shows of color. Metaphor: 1984…