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Ars Longa, Vita Brevis

…the title of his poem. He presents his pursuit of art as an extended metaphor of his journey with others. They see many things during their trip and conclude that…

Lady Lazarus

…exaggerate any statement for the sake of emphasis. For example, “To annihilate each decade” is hyperbole and no one can destroy or erase time. Metaphor: It is a figure of…

A Pretty Penny

…as a metaphor of hope and a bright future. Example #3 One From One Leaves Two by Ogden Nash “Higgledy piggledy, my black hen, She lays eggs for gentlemen. Gentlemen…

Harlem

…used to make readers perceive things involving their five senses. For example, “like a raisin in the sun”, “Does it stink like rotten meat” and “Or does it explode.” Metaphor:…

Ballad of Birmingham

…But that smile was the last smile To come upon her face.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects different…

O Me! O Life!

…succession such as the sound of /s/ in “Of the empty and useless years of the rest, with the rest me intertwined”. Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in…

A Sight for Sore Eyes

…of himself when he sees Francine. The phrase has been used as a metaphor for Francine. Teddy’s personality is altered in the presence of Francine. To him, Francine is a…

Sailing to Byzantium

…in God’s holy fire” and “Soul clap its hands and sing, and louder sing.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech used for an implied comparison between different objects. There…