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The Return of the Native

…valley they stood still and looked round. (Book-2, Unit-3) These examples show the use of different images such as images of light, sound, color, and movements. Metaphor: The Return of…

The Trial

Metaphor: The Trial shows good use of various extended metaphors. For example, i. He threw himself down on his bed, and from the dressing table he took the nice apple…

The Awakening

…along the white beach, up and down, there was no living thing in sight. (Chapter-XXXIX). These examples give above show very good images of color, sound, sight, and smell. Metaphor:…

The Starry Night

…eleven stars” and “from my life with no flag.” Metaphor: It is a figure of speech in which an implied comparison is made between the objects that are different. The…

Facing It

…their five senses. For example, “The sky. A plane in the sky”, “a woman’s trying to erase names” and “No, she’s brushing a boy’s hair.” Metaphor: It is a figure…

Dead Ringer

…used within the poem is clear from the title that it has been used as a metaphor through this poetic tale of the poet. Example #3 Dead Ringer by The…

Daylight Robbery

…that seems to him a daylight robbery. The metaphorical representation of cheating with good use of irony. Example #2 Daylight Robbery by Heap Imogen Don’t mind me, just cruising by…

Oscar Wilde

…characters, using various literary devices such as morbid imagery, paradox, symbolism, metaphor, and rhetorical devices. Another style that is evident in his novel is the fantastic representation of dialogue rather…

Crime Doesn’t Pay

…phrase in the second last line to stress upon finding some other way to get money. Therefore, it seems to be an extended metaphor with a touch of irony and…