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A Streetcar Named Desire

…terms of sentence structure and phrases, Williams stays simple and to the point, yet becomes cumbersome when it comes to using figurative language where he uses the extended metaphors of…

Arms and the Boy

…laughing round an apple” and “Sharp with the sharpness of grief and death.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects…

Sonnet 30

…objects. For example in “Then can I drown an eye, unus’d to flow”, the eye is personified. Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is…

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…

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…

The Barefoot Boy

…“Purple-curtained, fringed with gold” and “Mine, on bending orchard trees.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects and persons that…

Song: To Celia

…might I of Jove’s nectar sup.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects that are different in nature. Here, “drinking”…

Macbeth

…vault to brag of. (Act-I, Scene-II, Lines, 192-5). These are two beautiful metaphors among various other metaphors. The first one shows life compared with toys and second with wine. 13….

Tattoos In The Bible

…a Metaphor “Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me” – Isaiah 49:16 Here, God has talked about divine tattoos. He…

Card Sharp

…in the nose That ol’ card shark These lines use the phrase as a metaphor for cheaters or and clever people. The poets imply that the world is like a…