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To Sleep, Perchance to Dream

…anguish is at its peak in this soliloquy. Literary Devices Tone: Gloomy and dejected. Metaphor: “To sleep” is a metaphor representing death, while “dream” is metaphor for consciousness after death….

All the World’s a Stage

…parts or roles, and these parts are known as seven stages, which are like different acts of a drama or play. Literary Devices Metaphor: Misunderstanding is metaphor for greatness. Tone:…

Miles to Go Before I Sleep

…in the drifting snow. Literary Devices Metaphor: “Miles to go” is a metaphor for continuing journey of life, and “sleep” is a metaphor of death. Tone: Calm, dreamy and soothing…

The Road Not Taken

…Road Not Taken by Robert Frost is also filled with important undertones with the following literary devices. Metaphor: There are many metaphors in the poem like road, fork in the…

The Winter of Our Discontent

…He tries to bring his own summer by manipulating, or murdering, anyone getting in his way, or by treachery. Literary Devices Metaphor: Winter is a metaphor for sadness and oppression….


…analysis of some literary devices used in this poem is given below. Metaphor: Henley has used three metaphors in the poem. First, the title of the poem “Invictus” represents pain….

One Art

metaphor used in this poem. It is used in the final stanza where it is stated as, “—Even losing you” Here, “you” is the metaphor for the speaker’s lost happiness….

A Bird in the Hand

…Sentences as Literary Devices Example #1: The phrase ‘a bird in the hand’ can be used as a metaphor. For example, ‘He did not sell his land to purchase more…

The Chimney Sweeper

…‘weep! ‘weep! ‘weep!” and the sound of /i/ in “And so he was quiet, & that very night”. Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison…

The Flea

…uses “flea” as an extended metaphor to demonstrate his desire to have intimacy. At the outset, he says that their blood is mixed in the body of the flea, implying…