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A Penny for Your Thoughts

…used as a metaphorical statement in the sentence. Example #5: “Words are nothing but merely a penny for your thoughts.” The phrase has turned this sentence into a metaphor which…

Much Madness is Divinest Sense

…Personification: Personification is to give human qualities to inanimate objects. For example, “To a discerning Eye.” As if eyes are humans, and they can understand or discern what’s happening. Metaphor:…

From Endymion

…for ever” beauty is a metaphor of joy and happiness. “Wreathing a flowery band” is a metaphor for life. Analysis of Poetic Devices Used in “Endymion” Poetic and literary devices…

Old Ironsides

…objects different in nature. There is only one metaphor used in the second last line of the poem, “And give her to the god of storms.” This is the metaphor

The Albatross

…two things: the joyous and blissful past of the lady using the metaphor of necklace in contrast with the present life in which they seem strangers to each other. The…

A Poison Tree

…or idea of a historical, cultural, political or literary significance. In this poem, “Garden”, “apple” and “tree” are the illusions of Adam, Eve and the Garden of Eden. Metaphor: It…

Sympathy

…the African-American community. Using the metaphor of a bird, Dunbar highlights the importance of freedom. He also describes captivity through the plea and struggle of a caged bird. “Sympathy” As…

The Haunted Palace

…highest rank of the lost king. As the plot deepens, the palace, with all its riches and beauties, is the metaphor of the human head. The person seems floating about…