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The Game is Afoot

…he announces that the hunt is on and the ground is set for them to win the glory. The phrase has been used here as a metaphor to give strength…

Style

…Thoreau describes the intensity of the smoke that helps form a colorful image in the minds of the readers. He uses metaphor to compare smoke to “incense,” or an “Icarian…

Alice Walker

…essays, her writing style is ethereal and elegant. She incorporated elements like repetition, metaphor, imagery, and symbolism in her works to stand different from the other authors. Some Important Works…

Codswallop

…as an extended metaphor. Example #2 Souls Reborn by Renee Vincent “Lucky for you I did. Flanagan was pulling out all the stops with the poetic Irish codswallop. He would’ve…

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…

Personification

…Personification is a common form of metaphor in that human characteristics are attributed to nonhuman things. This allows writers to create life and motion within inanimate objects, animals, and even…

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…

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…