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Frankenstein

…a person. Mark the use of the sense of touch, sound, and sight. Metaphor: Frankenstein shows good use of various metaphors. Below are the examples: i. Wealth was an inferior…

The Metamorphosis

…images of sound, touch, and sight. Metaphor: Metamorphosis shows good use of various metaphors such as the extended metaphors of Gregor Samsa, turning into a bug or a vermin. A…

Strait and Narrow

…on the Straight and Narrow. The poet narrates his personal experiences in this poem to speak about the metaphorical representation of the phrase. The poem begins when he talks about…

Dollars To Donuts

…situation is as assured as a dollar to doughnuts which seems a very good metaphor. Example #2 The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English by Eric Partridge…

A Stone’s Throw

…an extended metaphor. Example #2 A Stone’s Throw by Dr. Stewart Snook “Dad Spoke farmer’s talk: “About a stone’s throw” He’s measure distance Not far, over there. “About a stone’s…

Don’t Go There

…due to cheating and lies that he has faced in this world. Therefore, he warns his beloved through the refrain of “should you dare go there” in this metaphorical rendition…

Dead Cat Bounce

…to the devil. Everybody has a mind to understand things better and is able to do evil things. The phrase is used as an extended metaphor to show the temporary…

The Black-Faced Sheep

…we read an old poem aloud, about Israel’s sheep” and “and we die as the animals die.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is…

O Me! O Life!

…succession such as the sound of /s/ in “Of the empty and useless years of the rest, with the rest me intertwined”. Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in…