462 search results for "metaphor"

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat

…“O lovely Pussy! O Pussy, my love.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the different objects. “Owl and Pussy cat” both…

God’s Grandeur

…repetition of consonant sounds in the same line such as the sound of /d/ in “World broods with warm breast and with ah! Bright wings”. Metaphor: It is a figure…

Sensory Language

…racial segregation and social discrimination prevalent in American society against black people. Using the metaphor of free birds, she has put forth the ideas of freedom, liberty, and justice. As…

The Tyger

…repetition of vowel sounds in the same line such as the sound of/i/ in “Tyger Tyger, burning bright” and /ae/ sound in “Dare its deadly terrors clasp!” Metaphor: It is…

To His Coy Mistress

Metaphor: It is a figure of speech used to compare two objects that are different. There are two metaphors used in this poem. The first is used in the fourth…

Home Burial

…and the sound of /t/ in “If I can change it. Oh, I won’t, I won’t”. Metaphor: The poem has a few implied metaphors. It is used to compare objects…

Those Winter Sundays

…such as the sound of /wh/ in “What did I know, what did I know”. Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between…

Daddy

…“Daddy” Literary devices are tools that the writers use to compare and explain the deeper significance of the poem. Sylvia Plath has also used similes, metaphors, images and sound devices…

The Passionate Shepherd to His Love

…and “A belt of straw and Ivy buds.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech when comparing between different objects. For example, in the eighth line, “Melodious birds sing Madrigals”…