367 search results for "metaphor"

Citation

…Web. 4 Nov. 2014. The Chicago Manual of Style LiteraryDevices Editors. “Metaphor” LiteraryDevices.net. 2013. http://literarydevices.net/metaphor/ (accessed November 4, 2014). APA LiteraryDevices Editors. (2013). Metaphor. Retrieved November 4, 2014, from http://literarydevices.net/metaphor/…

Comparison

…comparison examples, we will try to analyze literary devices used to show comparisons. Metaphor A metaphor makes a hidden comparison between two things or objects that are dissimilar to each…

Figurative Language

Figurative Language Definition Figurative language uses figures of speech to be more effective, persuasive, and impactful. Figures of speech such as metaphors, similes, and allusions go beyond the literal meanings…

Metonymy

…to metaphor, which is also a figure of speech. As a literary device, the purpose of metaphor is to compare two unlike things without using the words “like” or “as.”…

Figure of Speech

…You are sly like a fox. I’m happy as a clam. Metaphor A metaphor is a figure of speech that compares two different things without the use of the terms…

All at Sea

…still alone. This poem shows the meanings of the phrase given in its title as well as in the second line. It has been used as a metaphor for the…

The Taming of the Shrew

…been used as metaphors. The title of this play also refers to “shrew.” which is a metaphor. It is a tiny fierce animal that has been metaphorically used for Katherine….

Chickens Come Home To Roost

…kind at the same speed. This metaphorical poem comments on this phrase using chickens as a metaphor. The poet believes that the chickens, you let loose, gather in the sun,…

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

…Mariner’s life and adventure. Albatross is a metaphor for a mental burden or curse. In “spring of love gushed from my heart” is ‘spring of love’ is a metaphor for…