498 search results for "metaphor"

Bottom Drawer

…outgrown The poet has used an extended metaphor in which he has explained this phrase, comparing his mind with the chest and the last drawer with the consciousness of his…

When I Was One-and-Twenty

…“The heart out of the bosom” and “Give pearls away and rubies.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects that…

Auguries of Innocence

…Consonance is the repetition of consonant sounds in the same line such as the sound of /t/ in “The rotting Grave shall neer get out”. 5. Metaphor: It is a…

The Alchemist Themes

…to turn lead into gold. It is a metaphor for the transformation of a shepherd into a wise person who can bring a storm as per will. This wisdom lies…

The Highwayman

…poem. Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects that are different. For example, “The wind was a torrent of darkness…

The Mower

…in this poem has been discussed below. Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects different in nature. There are no…

Across the Board

…social fabric.” Here the phrase has been transformed into a compound word using hyphens. This means equal or similar treatment. It is also a metaphor. Example #3: “His across the…

A Pig in a Poke

…used metaphorically. The blind bargain is used as a metaphor of the deal. Example#3: “Your offer is as deceitful as buying a pig in a poke.” The use of “as”…