424 search results for "metaphor"

Huswifery

…the imperfections of his soul with His grace. Using the spinning wheel as an extended metaphor, the speaker shows how God can take each part of our life and can…

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:…

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

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…

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…

Siren Song

…implied comparison is made between the objects that are different. The entire poem is an extended metaphor for a supernatural theme that attracted sailors to their death. The second metaphor

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 Old Man and The Sea‎

…displays the use of the senses of hearing, smell, and touch. Metaphor: The Old Man and The Sea shows good use of various metaphors. For example, i. The Gulf Stream…

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…