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The Bitter End

…her feelings. Now, she says that justice cannot remove the scars she received on her heart and soul. The phrase has been used as a metaphor for an extremely hard…

Othello

…195) Actually, Cassio wants to say that he loves him, but he uses double negatives to mean positive. Metaphor: Othello shows several metaphors. For example, i. Even now, now, very…

Come A Cropper

…horse with the ship is amazing but the more amazing is this extended metaphor used for this failure of the venture. Example #3 Germinal by Émile Zola You would need…

The Table And The Chair

…of imagery such as “So they both went slowly down”, “As they hastened to their side” and “But in going down an alley.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech…

Cold Feet

…Cosy, warm feet-Sleep-It rocks!!! The poem uses direct meaning as well as an extended metaphor for personal life but with a hint of pain. The poet has cold feet and…

Cold Shoulder

…he is actually giving cold shoulder to it. The phrase has been used as an extended metaphor in the poet’s personal narrative. Example #2 Cold Shoulder by John Sensele Cold…

Wish You Were Here

…having an enchanting view printed on it. However, in the second stanza, the phrase is used as a metaphor of love, where the speaker’s lover holds that beautiful postcard and…

Comparisons Are Odious

…will leave comparing thus, She and comparisons are odious” John Done is popular for his odd comparison and conceits. He uses different metaphors and similes such as a snake lurking…

Common Sense

…of the poet against Romanticism. However, the phrase has its literal meanings throughout the poem which is bedecked with several other devices such as metaphors and similes as shown in…